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 HALLORAN, DANIEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,708.55 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, JOSEPH Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $64,708.29 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JOSHUA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,708.24 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, JAMES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,708.03 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VEGLIA, KAREN D Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $64,707.63 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRUSKI, DAVID W Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $64,707.59 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,707.11 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, PETER I Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,707.03 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFARLAND, MARY KATE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,706.21 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, LAURIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,706.20 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, JEFFREY C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,706.14 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, CRAIG T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $64,706.09 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, OSSIE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,706.03 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, NICHOLAS L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,705.74 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAJUANA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,705.29 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, FRANCIS J Employer name Albany County Amount $64,705.13 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETIN, VERONIKA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $64,704.12 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHARLES A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,703.86 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON-JACKSON, CAROL D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,703.85 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHICCHIO, IRENE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $64,703.75 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PRADEEP D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $64,703.58 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCI, KEVIN E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,703.56 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,703.41 Date 05/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, ROBERT R Employer name Orange County Amount $64,703.22 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LAURA I Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $64,703.06 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, APRILE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,702.70 Date 04/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEANOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,702.49 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZIANO, DEBBIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,702.05 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, WILLIAM N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,702.05 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, ANDREW M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $64,701.44 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CROSTA, ERIC T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,701.38 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, SUSAN Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $64,700.66 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,700.62 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICENE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,700.56 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, SAMUEL, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,700.27 Date 03/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, PAMELA D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,700.23 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ALPHONSO Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,700.19 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHAWNA G Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,700.13 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, LINETTE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $64,700.11 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTY, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,700.08 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CASSANDRA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,699.97 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, HAROLD T Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $64,699.97 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $64,699.07 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, DEANNA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,698.53 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, SUSAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,698.47 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, MICHAEL W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,698.18 Date 10/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONEY, JONATHAN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $64,696.56 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY-TOWNES, PATRICIA A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $64,696.52 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUMA, TERRY Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $64,696.41 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOANNE G Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $64,696.30 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTTER, KIMBERLY K Employer name Bath CSD Amount $64,696.13 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BARBARA E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $64,696.10 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSA M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $64,695.96 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, CRYSTAL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,695.39 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOBE, ZORAYA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,695.31 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, SHAWN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,695.19 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENEMY, JAMES E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,695.12 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUBBO, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,694.75 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOLFI, JAMES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $64,694.59 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAISTED, PATRICIA K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,693.80 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENANDOAH, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,692.64 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN-FUKINO, ROSEMARIE Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $64,692.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SUSAN K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,692.43 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,692.43 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARTON, JEFFREY W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,692.42 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DARLENE A Employer name Erie County Amount $64,692.33 Date 07/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANALE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $64,692.17 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,692.03 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISBOA, VITOR E O Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $64,691.93 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDREAU, CHRISTINE F Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,691.65 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTRANFT, RUSSELL L Employer name Wayne County Amount $64,690.94 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FIORDALIZA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,690.93 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLENIUS, JENNIFER S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $64,690.80 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, JANET M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $64,690.24 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHEL, ROBIN L Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $64,690.14 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, JOSEPH C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,690.09 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMDE, KEVIN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,690.06 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOCELYN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,689.91 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTHOLOMEOS, FOTINI Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,689.86 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, LORENZO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,689.86 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HARRY C, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,689.84 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACUZZI, JUSTIN S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,689.72 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, KATRINA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,689.25 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRRINGIONE, JOSEPH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,689.20 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GILL, KEVIN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $64,689.02 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGHORN, TONY H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,688.99 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHERINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,688.87 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSEN, JACLYN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,688.87 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, CAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,688.87 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA MARIN, JOSE A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,688.77 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASHEARS, BRADLEY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,688.38 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,688.27 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $64,688.01 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, DEANA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,687.98 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHAUNTEE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,687.97 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHY D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,687.21 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,687.16 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNASZ, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $64,687.07 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DIANA CRUZ Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $64,686.89 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MEREDITH D Employer name Franklin County Amount $64,686.81 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System