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 ELIZEE, NATASHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,430.10 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFRADO, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $69,429.56 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, KRISTIN E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $69,429.20 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRONDA, MARGARET F Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $69,429.20 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, MINDY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,428.98 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW R, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,428.16 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, AMANDA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,427.92 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRYAN G Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $69,427.58 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SIMARIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,427.37 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AYODELE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,427.35 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, LAWRENCE K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $69,427.13 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, ADAM D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,426.93 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, VINCENT W, III Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $69,426.72 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ERIC E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,426.50 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHOWITZ, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,426.22 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRASTI, DEBRA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,425.75 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTRES, ELIZABETH Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $69,425.63 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, STEVEN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,425.59 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CAROLYN Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,425.52 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LINDSAY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,425.22 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, ROSE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $69,424.79 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, JORDAN S Employer name Oneida County Amount $69,424.79 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, TRACY S Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,424.58 Date 08/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIE, BRANDON L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,424.18 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, ROSE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,424.14 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHAR, GREGORY R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,423.92 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHILLIP D Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $69,423.88 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGENHAGEN, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Erie County Amount $69,423.63 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBECK, KEVIN M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $69,423.37 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO MARTIN, REBECCA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,423.37 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOYLE, JUSTIN K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,423.13 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $69,422.89 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, JOSHUA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,422.52 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, WESLEY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $69,421.99 Date 10/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDA, SHARON A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,421.96 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEANNE R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $69,421.48 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYZMAN, ELAINE Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,421.34 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, MARCELLE Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $69,420.79 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, LOUISE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $69,420.73 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, RONNI S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,420.65 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,420.51 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,420.49 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILANS, CHARLES A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $69,420.24 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMROY, ERIC K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,420.10 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TIMOTHY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,419.71 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKALIAN, BARBARA J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $69,419.67 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARMAINE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,419.51 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROSEMARY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,419.51 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, IAN H Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $69,419.30 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Greene Amount $69,419.28 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMAN, JUDITH M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $69,418.87 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ALISSA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $69,418.58 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, JORGE E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,418.37 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, STEPHEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,418.30 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CAROL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,418.26 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, NICHOLAS A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,418.21 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, SHARI S Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $69,417.40 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDREA H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $69,417.00 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, SHIRA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,416.82 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DEREK T Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,416.80 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBERT N Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,416.72 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HONE, JAMES A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $69,416.62 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANELLO, LINDA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,416.56 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEREPAUOV, TIMAPHY Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $69,416.41 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYAN F Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $69,416.12 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DAVID C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,415.82 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, MATTIE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $69,415.73 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANALSTYNE, CASEY R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $69,415.53 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROZCO-SANCHEZ, CIRILO Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,415.47 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZICKI, SUSAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,415.34 Date 01/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SUSAN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $69,415.11 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELE C Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $69,414.84 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ERIC S Employer name Albany County Amount $69,414.80 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA-ALMEIDA, GABRIELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,414.50 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JAMES W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $69,413.93 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOSEPH D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,413.90 Date 05/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALISTRANT, PAUL C, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,413.70 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,413.29 Date 12/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, HOLLY M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $69,413.27 Date 04/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LAUREN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,413.19 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, ERIC S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,412.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MARTIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $69,412.40 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, AUDREY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,412.27 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SUSAN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,412.22 Date 05/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIUBA, MICHELE R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,412.17 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JASON A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $69,412.13 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, DANA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,411.98 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT WOLFE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,411.88 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,411.86 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DALE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,410.94 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JANNIE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,410.93 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAWN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $69,410.75 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ANTHONY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,410.71 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LORENA J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $69,410.61 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, RANDY J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $69,410.03 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, AUDREY C Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,409.95 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, GERALDO LOPEZ Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,409.82 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINMAN, KAREN ROSE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,409.56 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, NEIL G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,409.27 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, DAVID M, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,409.21 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System