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 ROSSIGNOL, DARCY A Employer name Greene County Amount $65,359.96 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SYBIL Y Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,359.85 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DALE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,359.42 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVACK, LISA J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $65,359.37 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $65,359.04 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEY, JESSICA W Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $65,358.92 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, CHAD L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,358.72 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLMEYER, NINA C Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $65,358.28 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, DANIEL F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $65,358.17 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOMMAVANH, VILAVATH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,358.15 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHARON Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,358.04 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBNY, SIERRA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,357.98 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, EDUARDO Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $65,357.77 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUL, CARY B Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $65,357.37 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, PATRICK K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,357.35 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TERRY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,357.33 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULE, LYNN A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $65,357.20 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBINI, JOHN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,357.13 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWKA, TIMOTHY M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $65,357.12 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIN, ANTHONY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,356.97 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, RICHARD V Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,356.77 Date 07/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHESSL, JOANNE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,356.50 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING-SHAND, OLIVE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,356.24 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLWAY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,356.16 Date 07/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPENLEITER, JULIE A Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $65,355.84 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADER, GAIL M Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,355.37 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSO, MIKEL B Employer name Village of Massena Amount $65,355.37 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORLESKI, JILL M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $65,355.23 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LAIN, JAMES E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,355.08 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JULIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $65,354.76 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCSHANE, TRACEY M Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $65,354.52 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,354.49 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFUCCI, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,353.48 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, TIFFANY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,353.29 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JANICE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $65,353.19 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONNES, RONALD A, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,353.16 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JEANETTE M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $65,352.93 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, WILLIAM O, JR Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $65,352.66 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Town of Richland Amount $65,352.57 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKS, JAQUAN D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,352.33 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, LLOYD W, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,352.18 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKOPF, JAMES W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,352.13 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALSBE, JAMES D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $65,351.93 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, WAYNE D Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $65,351.75 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, BRIAN A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $65,351.75 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, DERRICK B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $65,351.67 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, AMY B Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $65,351.63 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOSTOLIDES, VIRGINIA B Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,351.59 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUGHTER, JOSHUA C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $65,351.48 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINATOMBY, LENNOX Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $65,350.84 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HOWARD G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,350.80 Date 02/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SYLVI Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $65,350.42 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, VONNETTA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,350.35 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, TODD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,350.00 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Erie County Amount $65,349.70 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, COREY J Employer name Village of Medina Amount $65,348.98 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTON, DORINDA Employer name Education Department Amount $65,348.96 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, JUDITH A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,348.95 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPINOWSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,348.88 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNACCHIO, JASON E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,348.75 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, TANYA L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,348.60 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SARAH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,347.90 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, TERRENCE T Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $65,347.68 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ERICA O Employer name Hamilton County Amount $65,347.52 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, BRYAN C Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $65,347.50 Date 05/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,347.42 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTOWICKA, KAREN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,347.34 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIBICK, JOHN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $65,347.29 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, REBECCA L Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $65,347.25 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Broome County Amount $65,347.14 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,347.14 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LAURIE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,346.75 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,346.70 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, JOHN D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $65,346.68 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, FRANCESCA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $65,346.68 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, CATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,346.65 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITIS, PETER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,345.88 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, JEANNIE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $65,345.68 Date 03/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RENEE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,345.20 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENTHALER, SCOTT L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $65,345.18 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,345.05 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $65,345.03 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, NICOLE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,344.85 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, JEAN RONALD Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,344.83 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, RASCHARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,344.67 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SARAH F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $65,344.52 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMICKLE, LEANORAH F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,344.23 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHANTEL N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,344.07 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARGARET A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,343.82 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKOFF, LORALEE G Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,343.60 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, RONALD L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,343.52 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,342.91 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, PATRICK M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,342.63 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, RITA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,342.43 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,341.33 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIANCO, IDA A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $65,341.15 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPKEY, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,340.87 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARRUZ, MARILYN V Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $65,340.84 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, JAVED K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,340.62 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, WEI MON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,340.62 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System