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 CONNOLLY, MARY P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,541.97 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ELIZABETH B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $69,541.78 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, BILL J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $69,541.71 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGLAND, LISABETH Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $69,541.10 Date 03/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYLES, DORIAN Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,541.01 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JEREMY A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,540.70 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAST, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $69,540.60 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLEY-SMITH, MARY S Employer name Education Department Amount $69,540.18 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELERINO, BERNARDO J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,540.10 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, JASON R Employer name Erie County Amount $69,539.78 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, JEANNE R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,538.00 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEVOJ, DOLORES G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,537.39 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, LISA C Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $69,537.21 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYER, MAUREEN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $69,537.00 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, DANIEL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,536.99 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, JEFFREY B Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $69,536.96 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, KELSEY Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $69,536.96 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, KELLY A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $69,536.96 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNI, TARA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,536.96 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, ANDREW C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,536.96 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAWANDA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,536.96 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MICHAEL A, III Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,536.96 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASTOR, JAMIE R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,536.96 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLOHUB, DIANA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,536.96 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGER, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,536.96 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, MARK A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,536.96 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZZI, DANIELLE R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,536.96 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, CHARLENE R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,536.37 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DALE E Employer name Erie County Amount $69,536.07 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RONALD F, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,535.98 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JHOUNELLE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,535.72 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,535.53 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, WILLIAM D, III Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,534.68 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, ALICE R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $69,534.53 Date 02/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,534.26 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDA, BRIAN T Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $69,534.22 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RICHARD V, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $69,534.18 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, MICHAEL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,533.78 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVERO, DIANA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,533.75 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, GEORGE V Employer name Ontario Co Soil & Water Cons Dis Amount $69,533.66 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, STEPHEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,533.65 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ERLIND P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $69,533.45 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,533.35 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $69,533.30 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, RYAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,532.84 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITSKY, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $69,532.50 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DEMETRIA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,532.43 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, TAMARA D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,532.32 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, ROBERT Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,532.32 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMUNGAL, RICHARD N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $69,532.17 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORJONE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $69,532.11 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,531.83 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHL, KRISTIN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,531.26 Date 01/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, J GERARD, JR Employer name Fulton County Amount $69,530.81 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, VINOD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,530.80 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, DONNA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,530.47 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, KAREN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,530.47 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-HARRELL, TYLEIA J Employer name Albany County Amount $69,530.44 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEPHEN T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,530.28 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES-HART, THORN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $69,530.27 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, JEAN PEARL Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $69,530.04 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, MARY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,530.03 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARLING, LAWRENCE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,529.73 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE-JOHNSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,529.65 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHAD R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $69,529.56 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, LA JUAN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,529.52 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, THOMAS R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $69,529.12 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,529.07 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGHAM, HOWARD F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,529.00 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LOUIS M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $69,528.54 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, HOLGA G Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,528.43 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DANIEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $69,528.40 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MARC A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,527.90 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JUDITH Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $69,527.20 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CHRISTIAN P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $69,527.11 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONSNEIDERN, ERIK A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,526.41 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THERESE D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $69,526.37 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPINI, JAMES J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,526.13 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, SUSAN B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,525.86 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINEVE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,525.79 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, SHAWN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,525.37 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,525.25 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSH, BLAKE J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $69,525.15 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHOWICZ, MACIEJ Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,524.92 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERWAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $69,524.90 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCTOR, CHRIS Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $69,524.76 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMS, ALYSSA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,523.90 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSSOUS, ANDRE M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $69,523.60 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, PAULETTE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $69,523.34 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANIERI, RAYMOND Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $69,523.20 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-PASCAL, JOANNE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,522.69 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, MICHAEL W Employer name Cortland County Amount $69,522.57 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, SCOTT L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $69,522.48 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JAMES J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,522.20 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, TAWNY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,522.09 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSSNER-KELLY, SHIRLEY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,521.96 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SABRINA O Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,521.55 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ABRAHAM Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,521.41 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $69,521.25 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDGES, LYNN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $69,521.20 Date 09/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System