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 LARCHE, PENNY S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,683.55 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DILLON J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,683.49 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICIA F Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $65,683.37 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GABRIEL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,683.14 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, TRACY A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,683.07 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, WILLIAM J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $65,682.80 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ANNMARIE Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $65,682.62 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUETTA Q Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,682.49 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSICK, JOSEPH V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,682.21 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, COLIN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,682.08 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOFFER, JONATHAN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,682.06 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELSZER, DANIEL M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,681.83 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, OCTAVIA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,681.79 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANUS, RONALD N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,681.76 Date 04/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, THERESA E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $65,681.00 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, WHITNEY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,680.52 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, FRANK E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,679.81 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALOIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $65,679.62 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCENT, SEAN W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,679.24 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINTA, RICHARD G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,678.13 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTCH-LE BLANC, JESSIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,677.82 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, SANDRA E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,677.82 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOL, JOSEPH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,677.61 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MICHELLE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,677.48 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, RAFFAELLA M Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $65,677.45 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTHER, DENISE L Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,676.82 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JOHN J, SR Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,676.81 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAITANOWSKI, MARK R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,676.37 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FREDIK E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,676.27 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MIRNA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,676.14 Date 11/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FININZIO, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,675.97 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBARGER, JAMES M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,675.85 Date 03/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, VINCENT D Employer name Albany County Amount $65,675.78 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KALILAH Y Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,675.50 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LYNNE M Employer name Warren County Amount $65,675.38 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, JANNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,675.26 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNICK, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $65,675.14 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOGAS, JAMES E C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,675.03 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLANG, KEITH Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $65,675.03 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,674.96 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYAN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $65,674.90 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROCHELLE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,673.81 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DUANE W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,673.35 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, STANLEY H Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $65,672.92 Date 06/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLAN, JASON B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $65,672.71 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MATTHEW A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,672.44 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, OWEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,672.33 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIGO, RICHARD W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,671.51 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, GRETCHEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,671.50 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $65,670.85 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, SHARMANE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,670.82 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, CORIN A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $65,670.74 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DAVID C Employer name Town of Milton Amount $65,670.54 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Attica Amount $65,670.40 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, VALERIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,669.94 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGANDT, MELINDA A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $65,669.87 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, GERALD D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,669.59 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANACOPOULOS, VASILIOS Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,669.59 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULLET, WILLIAM J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,669.59 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN C Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $65,669.52 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOTTA, NANCY Z Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $65,669.50 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, KYLE W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,669.22 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, HARVEY E Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $65,668.71 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, KRISTEN R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,668.46 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALE, KENDALL R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,667.45 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, YUMEI Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $65,667.38 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, CLAIRE C Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $65,666.77 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, KRISTIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,666.27 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LUE V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,666.17 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LINDSAY BETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,666.04 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, VINCENT Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $65,665.97 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDNER, KATHRYN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,665.77 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JEFFREY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,665.44 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANTI, SALVATORE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $65,665.31 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEROME Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $65,665.22 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, KARL T Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,665.09 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CRAIG Employer name Warren County Amount $65,664.99 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYCKE, ALISON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,664.70 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTO, DOMENICA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,664.52 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVROPOULOS, MARY J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $65,664.44 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHELE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,664.35 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, GARRETT B Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,664.09 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,663.84 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, BENEDICT D, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,663.38 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, JESS W, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,663.29 Date 08/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, DONALD S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,663.07 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTIGNANO, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,663.01 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MELINDA J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $65,663.00 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, EILEEN P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,662.84 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, IVYLINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,662.81 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,661.87 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, VALERIE L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $65,661.73 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBACH, JESSICA J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $65,661.64 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBILIAK, LOUISE M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $65,661.64 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Florida Amount $65,661.61 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATI, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $65,660.88 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, JAMES D Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $65,660.32 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, NEILIA B Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $65,660.31 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMEISTER, LINDA K Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $65,660.26 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALEA, MARC A Employer name City of Rye Amount $65,660.22 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System