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 HYMAN-NOEL, JACQUELINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,175.42 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKRIDGE, LAWRENCE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,175.34 Date 08/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOENIG, LAURA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,175.34 Date 11/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PAMELA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $65,175.34 Date 05/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERO, MARINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,175.34 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,175.34 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, PAULA ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,175.34 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, RITA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,175.24 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $65,175.09 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILEY, THOMAS M Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,174.91 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DAVID A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $65,174.80 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $65,174.62 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIE, ALTHEA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,174.61 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JUSTIN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,174.50 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DWAYN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,174.41 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,174.31 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, SARAH LEE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,174.28 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLACK, LAURA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,174.26 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BARRY P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $65,174.09 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $65,173.99 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JOHN C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,173.82 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, THOMAS F Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,173.81 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTA, JEANETTE Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $65,173.81 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JOHN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,173.54 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JANICE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,173.34 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, SUSAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,173.18 Date 06/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, CATHERINE T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,173.16 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, KRISTIE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,173.13 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, JULIA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,173.05 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, RICHARD M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,172.65 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOHN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,172.47 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, THOMAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,171.76 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAYA, TAJUDEEN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,171.67 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRODZIEJ, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,171.66 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSBAUM, ERICA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,171.59 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARIJEAN Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $65,171.48 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,171.40 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTRAM, ADAM S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $65,170.27 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, BENNY J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $65,170.20 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGREGORIO, LINDA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,170.04 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, SCOTT E Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,169.91 Date 02/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTEN, NORMA I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,169.87 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, HOLLY R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $65,169.79 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,169.75 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, BENJAMIN S Employer name Village of Lima Amount $65,169.70 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, ROSA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,169.68 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $65,169.44 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELODY A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $65,169.36 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MICHAEL G Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,169.29 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, JOSHUA G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $65,169.06 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERGALIS, PAUL Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $65,168.64 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-BIVINS, TRACY Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,168.60 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, THOMAS, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,168.50 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, STACEY M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $65,168.28 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, LORRAINE E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,168.11 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMARINO, NOELLE L Employer name Orange County Amount $65,168.03 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,167.75 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,167.67 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JEFFREY C Employer name Erie County Amount $65,167.51 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICOLE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,167.47 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, RICHARD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,167.00 Date 07/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINELLI, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $65,166.93 Date 08/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARKUS Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $65,166.37 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUST, TAMARA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,166.36 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, LAURA A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $65,166.36 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, NORMA J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $65,166.27 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, RICHARD G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,166.25 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASS, ASHLEY L Employer name Town of Webster Amount $65,166.09 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURIOSO, LOIS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,165.61 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, DEBORAH B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,165.61 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,165.31 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,165.31 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $65,165.11 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GAMBINA, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,164.89 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, STACY E Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $65,164.47 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KARIM O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,164.41 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMAN, WILLIAM J., JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,164.19 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, REBECCA L Employer name Erie County Amount $65,164.18 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTELLO, JAMES C Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $65,164.04 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, DENNIS Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,163.82 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, BERTHA J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $65,163.43 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, JEANNE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $65,163.24 Date 03/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, DANIEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,163.07 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RALPH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,163.05 Date 10/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUIS E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,163.03 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, WILLIAM R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $65,163.01 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,161.85 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZKOWSKI, LESLIE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $65,161.56 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDIANO, EUGENE J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $65,161.20 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMSON, BRADLEY A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,160.80 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, JOEL Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $65,160.80 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLICH, NEVIO D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,160.55 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,160.44 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMEISTER, PETER G Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $65,160.26 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWAN, EMILY J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,159.87 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, JORDAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,159.79 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLICH, KATHLEEN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,159.76 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, GARTH R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,159.68 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOYKHET, MARINA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,159.47 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIKOWSKI, JEAN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $65,159.23 Date 03/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System