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 PYKE, KATERI M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,996.97 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SHIRLEY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,996.92 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PETER G Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $63,996.70 Date 12/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VETTER, JULIEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,996.66 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARIUS, JOSEPH A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $63,996.56 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JESSE D Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $63,996.55 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, JESSE M, IV Employer name Broome County Amount $63,996.22 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLMAN, ALICE M Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $63,995.31 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUHOFER, FRANKLIN R Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $63,995.29 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLADIE, CINDY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,995.21 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, WESLEY E, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $63,994.97 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, ANDRES J Employer name New City Library Amount $63,994.86 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBE, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Wolcott Amount $63,994.60 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, SHARON A Employer name Yates County Amount $63,994.55 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROPALLO, EDUARDO L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $63,994.28 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, WILLIAM Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,993.74 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, OTIS L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $63,993.37 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERBECK, DAVID R Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $63,993.14 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JASON S Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $63,993.01 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,992.91 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $63,992.85 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALARK, BRADLEY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $63,991.85 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, DONALD W Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $63,991.73 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MD A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $63,991.66 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBY, ROBERT L Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $63,991.43 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, SHANTI K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,991.36 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, KAREN Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $63,991.25 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, GLADYS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANDIARAN, ANTOINETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIORE, DONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, CATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CARLYLE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, SAL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, SHIRLEY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELISURGO, ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, JOANNA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDENBAUM, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,991.00 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, MARILYN Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,990.90 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROUNDWATER, DAVID Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $63,990.86 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BEATRICE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,990.42 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMA, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,990.34 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, DAVID C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $63,990.01 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LOUIS D Employer name Erie County Amount $63,990.00 Date 04/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, TERRI L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,989.34 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CARMEN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,989.28 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,989.27 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, ADAM W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $63,989.14 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, ANGELA M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $63,989.02 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPP, ROXANNE C Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $63,988.77 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBMAN, JAY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,988.71 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SHOJO G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,988.48 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, COY Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,988.43 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MIGUEL A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $63,988.22 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACICOT, ROBERTA K Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $63,988.12 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKPERHIE, KATRINA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,988.08 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEO, ANITRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,988.01 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTILLARO, JAMES A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $63,987.51 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATINI, JOSEPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,987.47 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBELLI, FRANK Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $63,987.05 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, JOHN P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,986.93 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRANDON R Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,986.89 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOHN R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $63,986.17 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINT, JEFFREY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,985.92 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLO, JOSEPH W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,985.70 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEREGGE, MEGHAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,985.68 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, ANDREW J, SR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,985.29 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DENNIS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,984.96 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, ROBERTA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $63,984.86 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILCZYSZYN, WALTER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,984.63 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLI, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $63,984.60 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAFFAELLO Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $63,984.54 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFILL, DENNIS O H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,984.44 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, BRIAN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,984.36 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZANO, ROBERT F Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $63,984.29 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARRA, JOSEPH K Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $63,984.25 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, SHARON E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $63,984.18 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,984.01 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRA, NOREEN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $63,983.72 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, AILEEN R Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $63,983.37 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JACOB A Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $63,982.94 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, PENNY E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $63,982.71 Date 10/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,982.41 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JEROME P Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $63,982.22 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETKOVSKY, XIMENA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $63,981.99 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,981.39 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKMAN, ADAM L Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $63,981.38 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROSEMARY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,980.87 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLAN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,980.79 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, CHERYL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,980.58 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKSMAN, ANNA MARIE K Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $63,980.23 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, DENEIL Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,979.99 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, FAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,979.88 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, JEAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,979.50 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, BRENDA G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,979.40 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAZIO, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $63,979.28 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNAIS, ANNE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,979.13 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENESE, JONATHAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,979.13 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNROE, MARTIN, III Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $63,978.60 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKER, LESLIE L Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $63,978.36 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, CAROL Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $63,978.35 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System