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 NITCHER, DAVID A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,278.05 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, LAKISHA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,277.99 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANARA, KATHLEEN E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $65,277.98 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON-NESMITH, NIKISHA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,277.81 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOL, AMY S Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $65,277.63 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, OLUEBERE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,277.06 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, ROGER Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $65,276.59 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIUK, ANDREW J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $65,276.33 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, JEFFERY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,275.71 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEVA, KELLIANN Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $65,275.54 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JANICE A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $65,275.43 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DAWN M Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $65,275.18 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JAMES T Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $65,275.00 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINTER, ASHLEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,274.89 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JODIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $65,273.95 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKIN, ROBERTA I Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $65,273.90 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, RUBY L Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $65,273.60 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIOTT-ENGLISH, GENE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,273.31 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, ARLENE M Employer name Education Department Amount $65,273.28 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECUE, NATASHA L Employer name Education Department Amount $65,273.28 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSON, KEVIN E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,273.15 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EVERTON J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $65,272.90 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEANETTE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $65,272.75 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, WANDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,272.66 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINICOLA, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,272.36 Date 11/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGABOOM, MICHAEL P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $65,272.14 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDALLAH, CHUCK M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $65,271.61 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,271.48 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, JIMMI Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $65,271.26 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, OSCAR Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $65,271.18 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, GEORGE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,270.44 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MYRON W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,269.87 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLABER, HAROLD D, II Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,269.51 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, FRED C Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,269.02 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFTER, MARY K Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $65,268.98 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHNER, PAULA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,268.64 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNES, VIVIAN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,268.16 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DENISE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $65,268.09 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,268.07 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, SOPHIA A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $65,268.04 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DASCOMB, SANDRA D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,267.98 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, JACQUELINE L Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $65,267.94 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGA, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $65,267.89 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,267.60 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, BARBARA J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,267.56 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, ANNEKA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,267.24 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MICHAEL T Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $65,267.22 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL-WATSON, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,267.16 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTON, ANDREW A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $65,267.05 Date 02/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $65,267.02 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, APRIL C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,267.02 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOSEPH E Employer name Albany County Amount $65,266.32 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTO, STEPHANIE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,266.30 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JUMMANNE D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,266.15 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZARINE, KATHY R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,265.90 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, TIERE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,265.83 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, LATIKA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $65,265.61 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,265.53 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $65,265.52 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUVE, ANTHONY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,264.97 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DENNIS C Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,264.38 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPOS, CATHERINE L Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $65,264.20 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GORDON Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,264.06 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MATTHEW S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $65,263.94 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADALAMENTI, GREGG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,263.67 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETT, SCOT A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,263.58 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHEAMPONG, SAHBENA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,263.57 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, BRIAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,263.08 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, NEIL C Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $65,262.80 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, LELAND L Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,262.79 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS JIMENEZ, DIEGO A Employer name Broome County Amount $65,262.75 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, PETER S Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $65,262.58 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DANIEL C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,262.46 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST-DAVIS, ANGELA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,262.12 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JULIE S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $65,262.08 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, TONI L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,261.78 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECOR, PAUL H Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $65,261.77 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWARD, ALLAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,261.72 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, TRAVIS C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $65,260.82 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ELLEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSSON, URSULA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, GLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, ANDRES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRA, MELINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, LISA-MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON-DOWD, STEPHANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ANN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, LAURA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMANO, ENRIQUE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,260.80 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, NANCY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,260.42 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, MARY Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $65,260.10 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO, DOROTHY Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $65,260.10 Date 03/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NELU M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,260.09 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, THURSTON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,259.38 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, STEPHEN A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $65,259.25 Date 10/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURICO, CAROL L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $65,258.88 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JENNIFER M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,258.49 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, CAROLANN N Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,257.81 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, JOSEPH D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,257.54 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System