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 CADET, OLIVE M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $70,156.54 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TAMMY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,156.08 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BERTHA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,155.23 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,155.21 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOE, ROCCO Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $70,154.89 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RACHEL S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,154.78 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $70,154.62 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,154.43 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTUSO, SANDRA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,154.36 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHLGREN, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,154.29 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCHO, DERRICK M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,154.19 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MARSHA T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,153.36 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, MARK W Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $70,152.78 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ERIK R Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $70,152.67 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIBULLA, SHAZAM K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,152.61 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, DERRICK D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,152.07 Date 04/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELIN, COREY J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,152.00 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $70,151.77 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAMMAR, NICK M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $70,151.65 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBELL, GARY S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $70,151.46 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE, TROY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,151.43 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYWACZ, NIKKIA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,151.34 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, JAMES G Employer name Steuben County Amount $70,151.11 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LORETTA I Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $70,150.91 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, LORRAINE B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,150.81 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Marathon Amount $70,150.74 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, CHI-ON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,150.70 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMOND, PAUL J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $70,150.40 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, DENISE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,150.01 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAFF, PETER E Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,149.94 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, STEVEN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,149.87 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTIN, MICHELE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,149.60 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNING, ROBIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,149.60 Date 10/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, VANN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,149.60 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELANSON, JEANINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,149.60 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENS, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,149.60 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, ERIC J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,149.49 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDEN, PAUL M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $70,149.16 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, JACKLYN T Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $70,149.12 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSER, PETER A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $70,149.11 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, RICHARD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,148.63 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPPLEBEEN, KEITH J Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $70,148.15 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMELUTH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $70,147.88 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, BRIAN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,147.71 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, DAVID R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,147.62 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ANNMARIE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,147.43 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCARA, DINO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,147.29 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, JESSE D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,147.18 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARGARET R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,147.10 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY A Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $70,146.96 Date 08/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCONE, NICHOLAS T Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $70,146.92 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JOSUE Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $70,146.90 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARDI, NANCY A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $70,146.81 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, JOHN P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $70,146.41 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNELLI, VITO A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $70,146.38 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MYRNA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,146.26 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, JAMES A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,146.14 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMZIL, SAID Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $70,146.04 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEY, RYAN P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,145.87 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LINDSEY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,145.82 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOS, SUSAN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,145.68 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,145.24 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARIAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,144.62 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KAY, THOMAS J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,144.58 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTES, TIFFANY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,144.32 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,144.05 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ROGER A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,144.02 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KELLIE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,143.58 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JASON D Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,143.02 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, LAURIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,142.97 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, CAROLYN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,142.84 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, PAIGE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,142.84 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, GARY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,142.84 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $70,142.73 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BRIAN W Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,142.73 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,142.69 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KIRK R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,142.61 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, SEAN A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,142.49 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, GEORGE C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,141.78 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEANNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,141.65 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, VANESSA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,141.39 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, THOMAS E Employer name Orange County Amount $70,141.31 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, NANCY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,141.01 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, CHARLES E, II Employer name Erie County Amount $70,140.96 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, DOMINICK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,140.39 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, LISA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,140.34 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKLINKOWSKI, RISSA M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,139.92 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, MINGZENG Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,139.84 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $70,139.74 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSS, JULIE A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $70,139.53 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, DARCY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,139.43 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDI, OLGA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,139.18 Date 05/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITO, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,138.71 Date 08/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, BENJAMIN G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,138.40 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE-THEAGENE, BARBARA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,138.27 Date 09/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, VINCENT W Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $70,137.76 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,136.55 Date 10/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSOON, EILEEN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,136.48 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, YOLANDA N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,136.37 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZ, JENNIFER H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,136.19 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System