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 HOLLISTER, LARRY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $66,208.26 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPER, LISA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,208.26 Date 11/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JEANINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,208.15 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCRAE, GERTRUDE B Employer name Allegany County Amount $66,208.12 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, GERARD A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $66,208.12 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, ADAM J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,207.87 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, BRIAN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $66,207.74 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTI, YVONNE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,207.71 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, DONIELLE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,207.24 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, BRYON M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,206.99 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALFREDA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,206.76 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITNEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Orange County Amount $66,206.49 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERHOUSE, PETER R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $66,206.04 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, JASON C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,205.79 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCHO, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $66,205.56 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, NOEL A Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $66,205.42 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, MICHAEL K Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,205.19 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DEBRA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,204.99 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLE, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,204.88 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSINGCO, KEVIN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,204.63 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JULIE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,204.17 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINOVA, LIDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,203.88 Date 04/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENISE E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $66,203.76 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, NICOLE K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,203.76 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FARRILL, JOSSIE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,203.53 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKER, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $66,203.42 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKU, GJYLJANE Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $66,203.20 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,203.16 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,203.16 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LISA A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $66,202.95 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, TODD D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,202.51 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, JASON R Employer name Washington County Amount $66,202.23 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, BRUCE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $66,202.11 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, EDNA-ANN Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $66,201.84 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHAUN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,201.49 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,201.40 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVO, JASON A Employer name Albany County Amount $66,201.21 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZYK, BRANDON S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,200.41 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBUCKLE, MELISSA R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $66,200.40 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELEWICZ, ALYSON M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,200.00 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, LARRY T Employer name City of Hudson Amount $66,199.83 Date 10/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, TYSON M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,199.37 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $66,199.22 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,199.08 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, NICOLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,198.80 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SHAWN L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $66,198.73 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, SHERRY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,198.16 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JORGE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,198.14 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETLY, VERONICA J Employer name Orange County Amount $66,197.68 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, GREG S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,197.66 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKADAY, BRENT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,197.60 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, SHAUN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,197.46 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCUREN, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,197.12 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSLOW, EMILY K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $66,197.00 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,196.80 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, RAYMOND S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,196.80 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOFI, KRISTEN-LEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,196.80 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMINGER, CARON L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,196.80 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $66,196.58 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,196.27 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ASHMINE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,196.18 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENOVA, MILENA T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,195.89 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, STACEY Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $66,195.86 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, KARYN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $66,195.72 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LAWRENCE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,195.62 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, LYNN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $66,195.49 Date 08/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, BRIAN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,195.29 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, ALEXANDRA K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,195.02 Date 06/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDANA, CHANDRA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,194.94 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGAN, JEFFREY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,194.94 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIO, SALVATORE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,194.94 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTED, AARON R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,194.94 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, MARK E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,194.94 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTOVALLI, CARA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,194.94 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINCAS, RODICA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,194.94 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, STEPHEN R, III Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,194.94 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, JOYCE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,194.94 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEM, LISA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,194.94 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,194.94 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, JANET L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,194.94 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA-MARCELLUS, MARIA A Employer name Department of State Amount $66,194.94 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DANIEL J, SR Employer name Department of State Amount $66,194.94 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIS, TANIKA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BROCCO, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADONE, DEANNA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, PETER B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, JI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLETT, JEFFREY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES CAREY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENO, FRANK N, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSVILLE, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAGO, BRENDAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, LISA E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, SANDRA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,194.94 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, OWEN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,194.94 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AARON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,194.94 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR-RUTTER, SHARON E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,194.94 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, MATTHEW R Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $66,194.94 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, THOMAS D, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,194.92 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARNICKI, VANESSA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $66,194.87 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System