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 KULIKOVA, LADISLAVA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,500.42 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVICH, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,500.35 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, DAMARIS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,500.24 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, DAWN L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $65,499.80 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELVIS G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,499.76 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD-HILAIRE, CARLINE B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,499.33 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDSMAN, LAURIE J LAMAR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,498.88 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCOE, KELLY B Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $65,498.55 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKSIC, EMILY F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,498.44 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELANDIA, LUIS A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,498.16 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,498.12 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUHART, CRISTI J C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $65,498.06 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, JACQUELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,497.84 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, SARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,497.47 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHAM, LEANDRA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,496.82 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, ERIC D Employer name Orleans County Amount $65,496.80 Date 03/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JUDITH A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $65,496.76 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ERIN R Employer name Department of State Amount $65,496.62 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROSALINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,496.43 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $65,496.37 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, AIMEE M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,496.34 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINCHEK, MARK E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $65,496.29 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, GERALD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $65,495.79 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLINGER, MICHAEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,495.40 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NZUZI, JEAN-AIME IVES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,495.21 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLOS, ISANDY E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $65,494.49 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, AUDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,494.44 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ROBERT O Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $65,494.24 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIKKA, JOAN E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $65,494.15 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFF, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,493.88 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,493.79 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $65,493.77 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMBORSKI, DOROTHY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,493.62 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVTIMOV, ZHIVKO Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,493.50 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAFIEL, DIEGO F Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,492.78 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHINA, NANCY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,492.53 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, FRANK J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $65,492.34 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, KATHLEEN G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $65,492.20 Date 10/06/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONK, MARTHA L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $65,491.48 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANONICO, MARGARET Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $65,491.14 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESNELL, KEVIN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,491.10 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERTY, DAVID W Employer name Department of State Amount $65,490.67 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MATTHEW A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,489.95 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JEFFERY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $65,489.11 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, AMY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,488.58 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONY, JUSTIN R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $65,488.29 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGRIGOLI, TODD L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $65,488.14 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, DANIEL L Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $65,487.94 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, ROMEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,487.60 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALISSA, MOUSSA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,487.56 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, CORINNE P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,487.38 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBORAH S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,487.28 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACQUISTI, PHILIP J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,487.26 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE MAURICE, MARYBETH Employer name Schoharie County Amount $65,487.22 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGHTMAN, SHANNON M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $65,487.22 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, MICHELE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,486.91 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIRSTEN C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $65,486.79 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, TRICIA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,486.72 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRO, JAMES E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,486.40 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,485.83 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEAU, ROBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $65,485.57 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZILO, GINA Employer name Orange County Amount $65,485.54 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBE, SHEILA V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,485.49 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, DANIEL J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $65,485.49 Date 12/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ELENA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,485.20 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, KAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,485.20 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENZ, ERIC J Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,484.76 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANNMARIE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,484.75 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, STEPHANIE C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,484.38 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LUCILLE A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $65,484.31 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASCO, TERESSA M Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $65,484.24 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LLOYD L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,484.03 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ROCHELLE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,482.83 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCI, MICHAEL N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,482.58 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, JESSICA H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $65,482.55 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, GARY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,482.33 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,482.10 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, FRANKOIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,481.88 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, PATRICK M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,481.03 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORK, KAREN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,481.03 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIASCHETTI, LORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,480.77 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN K, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,480.72 Date 07/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, ADAM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,480.60 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, WILLIAM E Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $65,480.21 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWARK, DAVID B Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $65,479.92 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE-THAYER, ELAINE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $65,479.30 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, KAREN B Employer name Oswego County Amount $65,479.22 Date 04/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, COREY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,479.02 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKOSZ, PATRICIA S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,478.93 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, PHYLLIS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,478.69 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CANDACE A Employer name Town of Malta Amount $65,478.33 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLO, CLINT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,478.15 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, JACOB M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,478.00 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,477.98 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZISMAN, CRAIG T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,477.76 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRANO, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,476.93 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS A Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $65,476.90 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $65,476.88 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TASHA N Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $65,476.84 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, AUDREY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,476.83 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System