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 BELLOM, ELIZABETE R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,043.04 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, PIETRO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,042.86 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORYELL, JULIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,042.62 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,042.60 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $67,041.96 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFUSE, STEVE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,041.93 Date 02/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, LORRIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,041.76 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIAZON, LORI A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $67,041.35 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JAMES W, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,040.68 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLEZ-CARDONA, GRACE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,040.31 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN P, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,039.67 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERHAAR, JEROME J, III Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,039.47 Date 12/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DERRICK L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,039.41 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, SARAH D Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,039.40 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, STEVEN J Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $67,039.30 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, BRIAN R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,039.27 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITMARS, JAMES E Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,039.27 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, CHAD L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $67,039.14 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, JOHN F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $67,038.61 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, GLORIA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,038.60 Date 01/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GURRIN, JOYCE P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $67,038.33 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS-LUCIEN, DERESE Y Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,038.33 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINA, DEBRA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $67,038.23 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKER, MELISSA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $67,038.06 Date 06/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVETT, GARRY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,038.04 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, BENJAMIN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,037.31 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BONNIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,037.30 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, ASTRID G Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $67,037.21 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, DIANE S Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $67,037.19 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, JENNIFER Z Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,036.54 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASHAW, JONOTHAN P Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $67,036.32 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, JEFFREY S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,036.18 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CARL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,035.94 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DANIEL K Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,035.58 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ RODRIGUEZ, LUIS M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,035.48 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, LINCOLN R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $67,035.35 Date 03/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSTRAPPO, SAL V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,034.86 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $67,034.70 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, PEGGY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,034.49 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CORRINE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,034.48 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,034.36 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLA, RALPH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,034.32 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, LORI E Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,034.17 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKYNE-ARYEE, SYNARA C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,034.12 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, LISA B Employer name Albany County Amount $67,034.11 Date 05/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, RODNEY G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $67,033.67 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAHI, JAMAL H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,033.51 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFRONTI, ANGELO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,031.92 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JOSUE D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,031.76 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JEFFREY L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,031.69 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTUTO, MARIA S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $67,031.56 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANEY, JAMES M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $67,031.49 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, ANNE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,031.06 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,030.92 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE P, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,030.58 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $67,030.55 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROSALIND F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,030.08 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,030.02 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, JEANNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,029.96 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERTANCE, ANNE V Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,029.53 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVOROZNAK, DANIEL D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,029.52 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, LEROY H Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $67,029.43 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, TONY W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,028.67 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASNOW, RONNI A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,028.67 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $67,028.61 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, CHARLES Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,028.60 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KAITLIN M E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,028.02 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERELI, JOHN T Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $67,027.71 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARRINGTON, ROGER CARL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $67,027.01 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAN, BENJAMIN D Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $67,026.94 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHR, CLARK L, JR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $67,026.57 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YONG, REGINALD G Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,025.97 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHMAN-FORSHAY, JACLYN E Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $67,025.91 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNKRICH, JOHN Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $67,025.88 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TYLER H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,025.75 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, NELVIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,025.60 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERO, ANGELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,025.46 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOKHLOVA, IRENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,024.95 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNOLA, MICHAEL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,024.85 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTIGAN, STEVEN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,024.72 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, MARIANNE A Employer name Education Department Amount $67,024.47 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZUK, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $67,024.28 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CARLA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,024.22 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARY ANNE Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $67,023.56 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCONE, BARBARA J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $67,023.41 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALUPA, JACQUELINE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $67,023.41 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINKIEWICZ, THERESA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $67,023.41 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, VINCENT A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,023.28 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHONDA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,022.84 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARLTERE, TROY A Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $67,022.68 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ADRIENNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,022.30 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JAMILA W Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,022.28 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEURY, DANIEL W Employer name Putnam County Amount $67,022.02 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPERUS, BOBBIE J Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $67,021.93 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, SCOTT D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,021.23 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUIS, DARYL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,021.04 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYNE, KEVIN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,020.95 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADLEE, THOMAS F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,020.67 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,020.52 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, JEFFREY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,020.32 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System