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 SEVERINO, JAMES A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,211.96 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, LINDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,211.87 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, BARBARA A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $70,211.52 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERT, TAMMY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,211.37 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNAPP, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,211.00 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAOLA, MELISSA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,210.75 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NAM WOO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $70,210.70 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUSH, DAVID M Employer name Broome County Amount $70,210.64 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RUSSELL J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,210.52 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GEORGE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,209.87 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, AMANDA R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $70,209.55 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, GREGORY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,209.43 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONSTANTINE, MARY B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,209.17 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GIWOO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,208.85 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBER, JANE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,208.43 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, DANIELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,208.25 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANOWICZ, RAFAL M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,207.88 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, JENNIFER L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,207.85 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,207.69 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ERICK E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,207.47 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,207.15 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,207.02 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, BETSY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,206.84 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK-MILLER, ANN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,206.79 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANTATUC, VLADIMIR Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $70,206.69 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, NANCY P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,205.83 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, RICHARD W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,205.56 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, NICOLA Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $70,205.50 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, CARLA Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $70,205.45 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYLOR, ERIN E Employer name Highland CSD Amount $70,205.37 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANTS, BRANDI N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,204.95 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, SALVATORE S Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $70,204.46 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIOCO, FRANCIS C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,204.28 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, MARK F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,204.27 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, TERENCE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,203.96 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEELIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,203.92 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWA, TERESA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,203.82 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $70,203.26 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, NANCY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,203.07 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARCIA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,202.94 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PRESTON A, SR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,202.69 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, DONNY F Employer name City of Rye Amount $70,202.00 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEBIOSU, KENNY Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,201.91 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRAPUTO, TERESA B Employer name Education Department Amount $70,201.85 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGGRAF, ANDREW G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,201.85 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-BOOKER, VANESSA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,201.85 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASARANENI, PURNACHANDRA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, AMY B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,201.85 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATASSA, MELISSA F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROS, YAHAIRA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRUZZI, VINCENT, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,201.85 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGEANN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,201.85 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, CAREN E M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LEAH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,201.85 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, MARCIA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTEMCHUK, IRINA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, NANCY K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, LISA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, NICA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, BRYAN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, NERISSA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NESTOR H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMBRUN, MARYANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, MOLLY C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-BURRELL, MERLENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, TIANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, BALJIT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TEENA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,201.85 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, JEFFREY T Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $70,201.75 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, SANDRA L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,201.72 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGETTS, JOHN B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,201.66 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, BRADLEY G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,201.64 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURO, JULIAN B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,201.22 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, BRENDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,201.16 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, TONETTE A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $70,201.13 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLSTROM, KORY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,200.85 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, BARBARA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,200.84 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, ANTONIO Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,200.44 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,200.17 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, EDWARD J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,200.08 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, DIANA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $70,200.00 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAMONT Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,199.92 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROQUE, TOMMY Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,199.91 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, MARC A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,199.40 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOS, BURTON J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $70,198.88 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DANIEL A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,198.20 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, STEPHEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,198.08 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYPEK, ELIZABETH Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $70,198.02 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MARION T Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $70,198.01 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $70,197.98 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIPP, JAMIE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,197.81 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LAMONT Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,197.68 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,197.57 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGO, LINDA M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $70,197.04 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBENIK, NATHAN J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,196.96 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,196.43 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONENBERG, BARBARA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,196.10 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, KARLENE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,196.01 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO-SHAFFER, LYNN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,195.61 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System