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 ORELLANA, ROSA I Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $65,450.89 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, PATRICIA C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,450.48 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARO, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,450.35 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, REBECCA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,450.27 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, VICKI L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,449.92 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZER, LILLIAN A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $65,449.62 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ROSE, ROSLYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,449.06 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, JAMES T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,448.62 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, JOHN C Employer name Erie County Amount $65,448.42 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, D CHARLES Employer name City of Auburn Amount $65,448.41 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSA ARTHA, FRANCES J Employer name Village of Pomona Amount $65,448.38 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,446.87 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTESHEIM, LISA L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $65,446.70 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, LESLIE A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,446.59 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDER, COLLEEN B Employer name Erie County Amount $65,446.53 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,446.27 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, SUSAN K Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $65,446.23 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEUER, CHRIS A Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $65,446.21 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSNOWSKI, NANCY J Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $65,446.21 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STANFORD D Employer name Yaphank Fire District Amount $65,446.18 Date 03/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KARI A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,445.83 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, FRANCIS E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,445.58 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTOVEN, WILLIAM C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,444.73 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,444.56 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, MICHELLE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $65,444.26 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MAGGIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,443.36 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMB, ADAM S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,443.02 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIA, PETER J, IV Employer name City of Oneida Amount $65,442.85 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCERI, SCOTT P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,442.46 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, LOUIS R, IV Employer name Yates County Amount $65,442.42 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZOVITZ, JOE R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $65,442.37 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-LOUIS, JORES Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $65,442.36 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL T Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,442.09 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTLINGER, DOROTHY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,441.95 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, JOANNE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,441.95 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETI, ANNE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $65,441.91 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,441.60 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $65,441.58 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, CATHERINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,441.25 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DUSTIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $65,440.79 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CAROLANNE Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $65,440.09 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, DIANA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,439.79 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,439.22 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINKING, ERIK C Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $65,439.22 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MARSHA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,439.20 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SAMUEL J D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,439.15 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $65,438.62 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYNO, ALLEN J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $65,438.35 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, SHERRIE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,438.15 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHN, SUSAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,437.98 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MOLLIE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,437.67 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIAC, SHINEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,437.46 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLES, MATTHEW S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,437.36 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS E Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $65,437.10 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, LYNN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,436.84 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CLINT G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,436.21 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, CAMILLE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $65,435.98 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGOTSINGER, BILL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,435.62 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, MIKE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $65,435.43 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, WESLEY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,435.40 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDANICI, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,434.84 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHTON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,434.69 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERMAN, DONALD H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,434.53 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, RICHARD F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $65,434.07 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZZARD, PATRICIA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $65,434.05 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, SAMANTHA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,434.02 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, STEVEN R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $65,433.52 Date 11/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, WILLIAM Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,433.17 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, MARCIA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,433.04 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $65,432.96 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARYEA-WALKER, ROBERT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,432.95 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, EMILY Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $65,432.71 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JESSICA T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $65,432.63 Date 09/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, RUCHAMA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $65,432.61 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, DENISE J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,432.46 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMA, MARIAELENA Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,432.41 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $65,432.30 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, HAI NAM Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $65,432.22 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOULIN, JARETT M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $65,432.05 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN-BROWN, HOPE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,431.76 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,431.74 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN P Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $65,431.69 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIN, MARJORIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $65,431.44 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGO, YOVANI Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $65,431.43 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAYNON, MARY ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,430.91 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, EVELYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,430.49 Date 05/21/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JACQUELYN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,430.26 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLARD, MIKALE P Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,429.66 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAGNA, WENDY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $65,429.57 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTIER, JILL P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,429.49 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOE, KELLY M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $65,429.38 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK E Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $65,429.34 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, WILLIAM B Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $65,429.01 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO, MATILDA A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $65,428.65 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANIN, LISA S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $65,428.33 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, WILENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,428.33 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNELLO, STEPHEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,428.15 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JOSEPHINE F Employer name Erie County Amount $65,427.88 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB-KINBACHER, ELLEN A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $65,427.69 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, HELGA E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,426.87 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System