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 SHARP, VICTORIA J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $69,751.44 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, DEBRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,751.44 Date 01/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSLAG, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Utica Amount $69,751.12 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAMINI, JOSEPH R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $69,751.00 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, TARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,750.79 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DEANNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,750.75 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, MARK A Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $69,750.26 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, KATHRYN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $69,750.23 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BERNADETTE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,750.20 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENESSE, RICHARD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,750.19 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BRYAN A Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $69,749.87 Date 09/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CITRIN, DAVID W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,749.84 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $69,749.74 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, LORI L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $69,749.72 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASLANIS, RUTH Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $69,749.71 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LATISHA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,749.61 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBADARIDIS, DESPINA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,749.35 Date 05/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, IVELAW Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,749.13 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $69,749.11 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, GREGG M Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $69,749.03 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHRICH, DILCIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,748.90 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNIKIEWICZ, DANIEL A, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,748.77 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, CORY W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,748.38 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,748.30 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOLA, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,748.04 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, HEATHER C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $69,747.82 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, PHILLIP H Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,747.70 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $69,747.59 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABSHI, DANIEL O Employer name Warren County Amount $69,747.29 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, LEIGH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,747.06 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, CHARLES D, SR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $69,746.76 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAYMOND W, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $69,746.58 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, PHYLLIS A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $69,746.55 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,745.58 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARES, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,745.42 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NICOLE L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,745.37 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, LYNN M, MRS Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,745.19 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURBIN, MELISSA A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $69,744.96 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CAREY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,744.80 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIADES, DANIELLE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $69,744.75 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JENNIFER L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,744.65 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RACHAEL M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,744.37 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODA, ERIC T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,744.31 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CORY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $69,744.24 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $69,744.10 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, MARCO B Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $69,743.77 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, DANIEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $69,743.40 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, CINDY J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $69,743.18 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, TAMI L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $69,743.06 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, JEFFREY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $69,742.96 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SEAN P Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $69,742.95 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUBAKER, DAVID R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,742.67 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JUSTIN G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,742.27 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWEKE, SAMUEL C R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,742.14 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STEVEN J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $69,742.12 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RAYMOND C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $69,741.71 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUTESLER, NINA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,741.42 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHARLIE, JR Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $69,741.24 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTROM, MICHAEL P Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $69,741.01 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWES, CHRISTINE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,740.98 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID B Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $69,740.95 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORA, JOHN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,740.50 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGO, REGINALD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,740.30 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTALDO, CHRIS D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,739.86 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LAWRENCE J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $69,739.65 Date 12/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, ALLEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $69,739.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, CHARLES J Employer name City of Troy Amount $69,739.46 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINER, JASON E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $69,739.21 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, DARREN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,739.19 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $69,738.48 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, AMBER K Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $69,738.30 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, FRANCESCO S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,737.46 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKTEN, VERNON G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,737.11 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, JOHN R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $69,736.90 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DAVID E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,736.78 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDMAN, EDWARD S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,736.55 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, JIANZHONG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,736.17 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMBS, LYDIA J Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $69,736.06 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, COREY L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,736.02 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CARY R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,735.59 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, DIANNE G Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,735.56 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Victor Amount $69,735.47 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESORMEAUX, MARSHA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $69,735.44 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBAR, STEPHANIE E Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,735.11 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIRE, MARK A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,734.29 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICKE, GARY D Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $69,734.00 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $69,733.94 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, DARRYL WILLIAM Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $69,733.60 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETER, LENNY H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,733.13 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAGE, JOHN H, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $69,732.97 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, FLORENCE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,732.95 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Medina Amount $69,732.90 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADDY, SHANISE F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,732.41 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDAS, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,732.35 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGELSBERG, EARL R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $69,732.22 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYE, TANYA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,732.22 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, ROBIN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,732.22 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LATISHA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $69,732.22 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, LAURIE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $69,732.22 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, HELENA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $69,732.22 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System