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 SLIWOSKI, KEITH A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $67,399.99 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, AUBURN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,398.78 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKERSEN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,398.72 Date 12/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CHIN YU Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,398.72 Date 01/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIANS, JAMES K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $67,398.71 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, MARY ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $67,398.66 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAO, SHERRY X Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,398.08 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEATON, KAREN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,398.05 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, PAUL A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,397.99 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PATRICK Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,397.97 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHERVON Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,397.76 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $67,397.64 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MILDRED Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $67,397.62 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, SANDRA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,396.60 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONNEAU, SUSAN V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $67,396.40 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS F Employer name City of Troy Amount $67,396.19 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONACQUISTI, KELLI A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,396.09 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, LEE A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,395.67 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KACHELLE M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $67,395.45 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, DANNY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,395.09 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINKADE WILKINS, PAMELA B Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $67,394.92 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $67,394.56 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, NANCY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,394.07 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SEAN N Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $67,393.49 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, MARY F Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $67,393.25 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, DANIEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,393.18 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABENS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $67,393.17 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, STACEY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,393.00 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $67,392.78 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYANDT, HEATHER J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,391.98 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,391.63 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLES, SAMUEL W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,391.46 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCK, BRENDAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,391.20 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREZZA, ESTHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,391.19 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, THORTON L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $67,391.11 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUD, MIRIAM L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,390.92 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, PATRICIA H Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $67,390.78 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, THERESE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,390.53 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, MERCEDES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,390.42 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,390.20 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $67,390.13 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, LUIGI Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,389.95 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISERCOLA, KEVIN P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,389.93 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, BRIAN S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,389.40 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANABURGH, ORSON M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $67,389.40 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKWARE, JAMES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,389.37 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, ALEX J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $67,388.87 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APUZZI, ANTHONY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,388.76 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.GERMAIN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,387.72 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SCOTT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,387.66 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSI, ANGELA C Employer name City of Rye Amount $67,387.50 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Canastota Public Library Amount $67,387.50 Date 11/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KAREN F Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $67,387.23 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, KELLY L Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $67,386.47 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JUSTIN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,386.16 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWET, MARGARET E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,385.55 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAIME F Employer name Orange County Amount $67,385.50 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CRAIG ALEXANDER Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $67,385.21 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $67,384.80 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRIGA, SERAPIO Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $67,384.77 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, WAYNE J Employer name Education Department Amount $67,384.56 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KEVIN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,384.42 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TOI L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,384.39 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,384.27 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETTWOCH, KIMBERLY L Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $67,384.03 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOTIS, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,383.78 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, SUSAN J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,383.57 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACAVONE, RAQUEL A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $67,382.95 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALDS, TYRONE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,382.92 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNGOTT, CAROL Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,382.13 Date 11/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITELL, KAREN A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $67,381.96 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NAME, LINDA T Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $67,381.77 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $67,381.59 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, FRANCESCA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $67,381.56 Date 02/10/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JESSICA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,381.32 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, MARK A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,381.14 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARRINGTON, LATESHA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,381.12 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFORTUNATO, CLEMENTINA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,380.91 Date 07/09/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATHARINE L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,380.79 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DONNEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,380.77 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, LAURA Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $67,380.65 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, PAULA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,380.56 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, MARGARET M Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $67,380.55 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, GUY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,380.38 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHURMACHER, JUDITH S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $67,379.99 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROH, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $67,379.82 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOROBEY, JOHN Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $67,379.66 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKNER, VICTORIA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,379.63 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, CATHLEEN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $67,379.49 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, EMILY R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $67,379.42 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TY N Employer name Madison County Amount $67,379.12 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEBKA, DONNA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,378.81 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $67,378.31 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, DAVID E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $67,377.86 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DUSTIN M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $67,377.75 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, GEORGE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,377.66 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKOWSKI, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $67,377.44 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOPOULOS, VALERIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,377.10 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSA, DIANE Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $67,376.62 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTNER, PAULETTE P Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $67,376.40 Date 02/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System