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 DONNELLY, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,287.38 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLESON, DAVID B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,287.15 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, KELSEY T Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $68,286.87 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEE, KEVIN Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,286.80 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMM, CARL M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $68,286.51 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, PETER O Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,286.22 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, OTIS M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $68,286.21 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, LAWRENCE E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $68,286.11 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, ROBIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,286.08 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, EMILY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,285.55 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, SERGIO G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,285.54 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALISZEWSKI, ROBERT A Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $68,285.35 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMOSCH, TREVOR C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,285.26 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, ANGELLA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,285.19 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,284.81 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOK, ECHO MEI HA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,284.74 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL, RAY A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,284.74 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHUM, MEREDITH R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,284.74 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, MD A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ALTHEA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMAH, MORO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, JAMES V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DJATSOU, YAO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, ALICE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, REYNOLD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIT, SYLVIA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NYDIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,284.74 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, KELLY R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,284.74 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIAO, YANG Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,284.74 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,284.74 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTA, WILLIAM F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,284.74 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, DELVIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,284.74 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITSMAN, ELIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,284.69 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHEY, TRACY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $68,284.67 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYASKI, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Olean Amount $68,284.57 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNARDO, DOROTHEA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $68,284.53 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WERT, DYLAN L Employer name Town of Corning Amount $68,284.40 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERIAULT-PECK, TRACY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,283.73 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBAL, ELAINE R Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $68,283.72 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $68,283.58 Date 04/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMAHN, AMANDA S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $68,283.38 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KIM R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $68,282.76 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULEY KANNER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,282.42 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, AMANDA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $68,282.38 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, DANIEL B Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $68,282.37 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTRA, JOSE L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,282.05 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, ERIC J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,281.83 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, LEONOR C Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,281.55 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $68,281.53 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, MICHAEL P Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,281.30 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, THOMAS Employer name Thorobred Breed Dev Fund Corp. Amount $68,280.54 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALOP, KEITH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,280.17 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,280.07 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ANNE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,279.76 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, GLEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,279.71 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODKIN, MARGARET E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,279.52 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABEARA-ALPHONSO, WENDY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,279.31 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, ALICE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,279.04 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNEY, CLAUDIA L Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $68,278.89 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, KAREN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,278.88 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAUSHIN, STEPHEN Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $68,278.85 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $68,278.35 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTALAMACHIA, MARK A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $68,278.25 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVROUDIS, GUS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,278.07 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOROL, JOHN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $68,277.74 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISAVI, MICHELLE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $68,277.54 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,276.12 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHANE T Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,275.98 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BEVERLY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,275.84 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTILIO, STEPHEN J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $68,275.64 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGO, TAMMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,275.38 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINLING, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,275.28 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, RAYMOND F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $68,275.12 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAMOY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $68,275.05 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUAN, SHIRLEY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,275.02 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTO, CAROL M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $68,274.00 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ELI D Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,273.84 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAGER, JORDAN T Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $68,273.68 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, MARK R Employer name Warren County Amount $68,273.24 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, SENDY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,273.11 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIZALONE, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,273.06 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JASON L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,272.97 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,272.93 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TERI B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,272.65 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ELSA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,272.33 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, ETHAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,272.16 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOHN D Employer name Albany County Amount $68,272.05 Date 02/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, BRENDA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,272.03 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, DONALD E, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $68,271.51 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, AMBER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,271.07 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIN, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,270.85 Date 04/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,270.65 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, VIVIAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,270.49 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FRANCINE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,270.31 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, KELLIE A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $68,269.93 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZALL, DAVID J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,269.92 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARGARET A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,269.80 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOW, ANDREW Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,269.27 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,269.02 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System