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 MENDOZA, TINA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,133.67 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANN MARIE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,133.58 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMKA, CATHY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,133.31 Date 08/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIOLD, STEPHEN R Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $67,133.06 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIDALA, JASON R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,132.81 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEININGER, PHILLIP E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $67,132.80 Date 12/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA MARIA, GINA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $67,132.76 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DAWN C Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,132.15 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLO, MARTIN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,132.13 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,131.85 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE-ALLEN, KAREN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,131.43 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESGROTTES, MARIE YVES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,130.91 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $67,130.86 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABA, JOHN W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,130.72 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LATRICE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,130.45 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, THERESA D Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $67,130.40 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, ROSEMARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,130.13 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, WILLIAM P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,130.12 Date 12/16/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, THOMAS J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,130.09 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, AMY R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $67,130.06 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SARAH M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,130.02 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, DEAN E, II Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,129.64 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,129.62 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKIN, MITCHELL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,129.32 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGLIOLA, CLAUDE J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $67,129.29 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, DANIEL Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $67,128.44 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDERNAGEL, PATRICIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, STEPHANIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANOWSKI, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 05/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONHARDT, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBOZZO, CELESTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, REGINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, IRENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 07/29/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, RICHARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTEDUCATE, LAURA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFAKIOTAKIS, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, VIVIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,128.30 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, KENNETH V, III Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,128.20 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, ISABELLA H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,128.15 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, BRANDON A Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,128.04 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOCK, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $67,127.71 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PENNY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,127.66 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEANNINE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,127.37 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAK, SAMUEL C Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $67,127.00 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, ELIZABETH R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,126.61 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, PAMELA Y Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $67,126.37 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, DONNA Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $67,126.29 Date 09/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUKEY, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Clinton County Amount $67,126.27 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMITO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $67,126.23 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, NORMAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,126.15 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, JONATHON L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,126.00 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, HEATHER M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $67,125.50 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGANDO, CARMEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,125.28 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZAMBOURAKIS, SONJA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,124.39 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELOCK, RENEE L Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $67,123.19 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, GUY T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,123.10 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDICK, DAVID Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $67,123.06 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMAGUCHI, ERI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,123.00 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCH, RUSSELL C Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $67,122.85 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, TERRY F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,122.83 Date 11/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DERRICK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,122.23 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ROSEANN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,122.14 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKWARE, KENNETH W Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $67,121.98 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIGNETTE, HELEN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,121.94 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, RANDY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,121.90 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DESIREE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,121.78 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DARIN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,121.68 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,121.55 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,121.51 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOHNNY L Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $67,121.30 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSEMAN, MELANIE S Employer name Lewis County Amount $67,121.25 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, STEPHEN L Employer name Erie County Amount $67,120.89 Date 08/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SHERI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,120.24 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $67,120.10 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEDLIN, ERIC D Employer name Town of Chili Amount $67,119.17 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ROBERT B Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $67,119.12 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTAZINO, LAURA C Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $67,118.67 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, WILLIAM H Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $67,118.59 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINE, JULIAN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,118.13 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLL, ANDREW C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,117.99 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, KEITH P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $67,117.87 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, STEVEN P, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $67,117.76 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKETT, TROY A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,117.59 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, JEFFREY A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,117.51 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BRYAN, ROSEMARIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $67,117.17 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JAEL D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,116.96 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, WILLIAM C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,116.22 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNIELLO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $67,116.07 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLER, KATHLEEN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,115.92 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, LEONARD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,115.63 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $67,115.33 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, RICKEY D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,115.21 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTA, COREY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,115.09 Date 11/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARY BETH Employer name City of Troy Amount $67,114.57 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLE, MARK R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,114.35 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, PATRICIA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $67,114.34 Date 02/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RONALD C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,113.04 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MELISSA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $67,112.98 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRY, LAWRENCE W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,112.82 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System