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 LOPEZ, JACQUELINE L Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $65,611.46 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,611.02 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLUPS, TAMAR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,610.99 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, BELINDA R Employer name Nyack Library Amount $65,610.80 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nyack Library Amount $65,610.80 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, THERESA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,610.68 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, MARIA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,610.29 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SEAN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,609.78 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, SANDRA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,609.73 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNICK, ANNE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $65,609.47 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, HEMA Employer name Putnam County Amount $65,609.46 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, ALETHIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,608.89 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,608.46 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, EDWIN F Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $65,608.34 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, ISRAEL Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $65,608.25 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, REGINALD T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $65,607.84 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIFER, ROBIN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,607.67 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOHN, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,607.60 Date 11/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, GREGORY P Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $65,607.44 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHER, WILLIAM H Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,607.09 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, TODD M Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $65,606.89 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTO, DANIEL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,606.85 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLA, MARK A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $65,606.60 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, KELLY A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $65,606.38 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERITORE, THOMAS V Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $65,606.24 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, STEPHEN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $65,606.10 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, ANN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,605.92 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Albion Amount $65,605.40 Date 08/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, GERTRUDE G Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,605.16 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, JERRY J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,605.12 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, BRIAN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,605.06 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALUSKI, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $65,605.03 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBROUGH, PEGGY A Employer name Schenectady Metroplex Dev Auth Amount $65,604.96 Date 11/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPS, JAMES H, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,604.23 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEN, MARK D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,604.15 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, JOAN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,603.98 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $65,603.60 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, DAVID P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,603.21 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JAMES A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $65,602.80 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, AMY J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $65,602.70 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, DUBERT N Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,602.40 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDE, RACHEL A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $65,602.33 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PAUL T Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $65,602.30 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, DANA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,602.23 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRADER, KATE L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $65,602.09 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, GERALD R Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $65,602.00 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRA, DAVID J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,601.81 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKERNYK, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,601.56 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORADO, PAUL Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,601.38 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKER, FRANK J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,601.23 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, EDGAR Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $65,600.90 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LACY, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $65,600.70 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,600.57 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, FRANCIS X Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $65,600.22 Date 07/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOHN E Employer name Madison County Amount $65,600.19 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, MELANIE G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,599.51 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ROBERT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,599.07 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHELLE T Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $65,599.00 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLEY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,598.84 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,598.74 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, BENJAMIN F Employer name City of Utica Amount $65,598.66 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, DEVIN P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $65,598.62 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSERILLO, KRISTINA N Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,598.56 Date 05/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWAY, GARY R Employer name Town of Putnam Amount $65,598.54 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, ANDREW B Employer name Department of Law Amount $65,598.42 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, RUTH ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,598.32 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, KIANA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $65,598.20 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCAMO, BARBARA E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $65,597.71 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIN, AUDREY R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $65,597.70 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, RAPHAELITA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,597.68 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, BRANDY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,597.43 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLIN, MARK I Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,597.28 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLIN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Tioga County Amount $65,597.16 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATLOS, CRAIG R Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $65,596.94 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, AFIYA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,596.71 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KYLE S Employer name Village of Walden Amount $65,596.06 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DENNIS J, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,595.94 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN-RUDOF, BARBARA M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $65,595.90 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIGER, JOHN E, JR Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,595.80 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, MANUEL A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $65,594.96 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALISA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,594.93 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,594.84 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, DONALD L Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $65,594.58 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, MIGUEL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,594.26 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENO, NATHAN A Employer name City of Olean Amount $65,593.89 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONNAUGHEY, ALLEN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,593.77 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, KATHRYN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,593.76 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPEIS, FRANK L, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,593.43 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, PAULA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,593.39 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, JEFFREY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,593.10 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOANNE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $65,593.08 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, DAVID A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $65,593.06 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAWRENCE W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $65,592.95 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUCKI, BRENDA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $65,592.85 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGGILLINO, MARGARET R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,592.52 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHM, LORRIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,591.93 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLAND, JAMES R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,591.74 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, JOHN E, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $65,591.10 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBOROUGH, DERRICK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $65,591.05 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, CORY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,591.03 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System