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 HURD, JEFFREY C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $68,177.64 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANESE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,177.41 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLA, LAURA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,177.30 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, ALICE M Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $68,176.99 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MARY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,176.98 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMAN, GEORGE F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $68,176.68 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REBECCA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,176.45 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JAIME L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,175.55 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL C Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $68,175.36 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVRIES, CRISTIN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,175.33 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TYRE, ELLEN E Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $68,175.12 Date 08/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, GREGORY H Employer name Oswego County Amount $68,174.77 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, WILLIAM D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,174.74 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DEAN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,174.66 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLINE, BRANDON T Employer name City of Cortland Amount $68,174.55 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JARCZEWSKI, TINA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,174.44 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,173.16 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UHLINGER, WILLIAM E Employer name Education Department Amount $68,172.94 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, BERNARD K Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,172.92 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARELLI, CRAIG R Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $68,172.63 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSULSKI, AMANDA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,172.53 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABERER, BARBARA L Employer name Town of Somers Amount $68,172.41 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CODY G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,172.24 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, BRIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,171.87 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANGGI, CELESTE N Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $68,171.81 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTO, TANISHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,171.40 Date 06/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JENNIFER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $68,171.31 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARIKA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $68,171.24 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,170.70 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARLING, MARIA L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $68,170.14 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $68,169.48 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, PEGGIE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,169.44 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBILIN, ERIK V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,169.04 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNVAR, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $68,169.02 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILCOX, LESLIE A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,168.76 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, LISA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,168.68 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREWAL, KAVYA Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $68,168.32 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGIONE, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $68,168.19 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DANA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,167.96 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBOTHAM, MICHELLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,167.94 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDONIS, JOHN S Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $68,167.42 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIL, JUSTIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,167.20 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, RICHARD R Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $68,167.11 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, ELIA Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $68,166.94 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIM, BRIAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,166.78 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, KEITH R Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $68,166.69 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DOREEN M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $68,166.42 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRO, JUDY A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $68,166.40 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAG, SANDRA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,166.11 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WABY, JASON A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,166.03 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, FRANCINE W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,166.00 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIATTE, SALVATORE Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $68,165.36 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, LEONARD Employer name Greene County Amount $68,165.27 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, JOHNNY K Employer name Erie County Amount $68,165.03 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAS, KIMBERLY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,165.01 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, AMBER I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,164.99 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, SUSAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,164.92 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW S, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,164.84 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, CAROL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,164.63 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLEJN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,164.34 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER-CLARKE, JOAN P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,164.27 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CRAIG M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,163.53 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Livingston County Amount $68,163.48 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,163.29 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFIELD, CAROLINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,162.65 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WENDY K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $68,162.49 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BARBARA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $68,161.95 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNLIFFE, JAMES M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,161.64 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBOW, EILEEN D Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $68,161.46 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, AARON S Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $68,161.23 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALARINO, SHARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,161.18 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, DE VAUGHN K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,161.11 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDOUGAL, SALLY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,161.00 Date 01/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, FLORENCE E Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $68,160.79 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, HILARIE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $68,160.71 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTIK, JEFFREY R Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $68,160.20 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSBANDS, CORINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,159.96 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOHN J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $68,159.87 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, COREY G Employer name Broome County Amount $68,159.82 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZOVINO, ANDREA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,159.58 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, KENNETH B Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,158.94 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGER, SALOMON Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,158.89 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, MARVIN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,158.60 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIETANA, DUSTIN W Employer name Chenango County Amount $68,158.21 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICURILLI, JILL M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,158.10 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKNESE, JEANINE A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $68,158.06 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERTO A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $68,157.84 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,157.38 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOGA, FRANK J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $68,157.28 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $68,157.23 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL W Employer name Clinton County Amount $68,156.97 Date 09/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, LINA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $68,156.88 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, ADAM I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,156.65 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, ALFREDO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $68,156.52 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JASON G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,156.18 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPFEL, JANICE M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,155.85 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $68,155.77 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ALISON M Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,155.67 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LENA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,155.42 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARNOLD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,155.41 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System