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 RUSSO, SHAYNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,884.04 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIR, CARMEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,883.93 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, BARBARA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,883.55 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNEY, CRAIG M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,883.39 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZKA, LINDSEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,883.31 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, JOSEPH F Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,883.19 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, KELLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,883.19 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGGIE, CATHIE L Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $63,883.16 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, LAWRENCE P, II Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,882.91 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $63,882.56 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, LINDA L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $63,882.29 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LYNN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,881.64 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, BRIDGET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,881.62 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MATTHEW M Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,881.48 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,881.22 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIEN, MARIE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,881.17 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, JEREMY D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,880.79 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILSON, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,880.48 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,880.34 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $63,880.12 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPERUS, LISA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,880.01 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANDERSON J Employer name Tuckahoe Housing Authority Amount $63,879.88 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, EMMA JEAN Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $63,879.77 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORD, JOSEPH M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $63,879.47 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, CARRIE A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,879.44 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPERANEZ, CLAUDIA I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,879.18 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURTLER, KEVIN M Employer name Warren County Amount $63,879.02 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RUSSELL Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $63,878.78 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, MEIRA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,878.64 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAI, THEODORE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,878.57 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, BRIAN W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,878.39 Date 03/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, JACK D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $63,878.26 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, NANCY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,877.54 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGIANO, VICTOR G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,877.50 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, SANDRA L K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $63,877.45 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,877.16 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRIAN V Employer name Town of Olive Amount $63,876.90 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DIANNA M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $63,876.70 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, BRIAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,876.31 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANAWAY, LAURA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,876.25 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, JULIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,876.19 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARRA, FRANK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,875.89 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVITELLO, SALVATORE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $63,875.60 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, ARTHUR P Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,875.14 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULLER, CATHERINE Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $63,874.78 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JARROD A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,874.23 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, JEAN J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $63,873.96 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MELANIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,872.88 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYJASIK, JOHN W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,872.55 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARLA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,872.55 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, FELICITA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $63,872.41 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBYN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $63,872.14 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,872.01 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, RALPH N, JR Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $63,871.64 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARK E Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,871.62 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JAMES M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,871.26 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DAVID P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $63,871.13 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECOT, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,870.90 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOPUST, STEPHEN G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $63,870.39 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAZAK, MARC R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,870.38 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONET, MARIA EMILIA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,870.35 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MAREEN S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,869.95 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUCCIO, PAULA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $63,869.90 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBBIE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,869.66 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESANI, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $63,869.43 Date 01/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMINARIO, VICTOR M Employer name Orange County Amount $63,869.34 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,869.28 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHON, MINDY J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,869.17 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLES, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,868.92 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINKER, THOMAS S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,868.55 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CARLY R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,867.96 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BELLO, JILL M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,867.60 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDD, AARON J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,867.56 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKI, RICHARD M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,867.27 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHL, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,867.09 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, CHRIS L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,867.09 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, OTIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,867.08 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RENEE J Employer name Orange County Amount $63,866.21 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DOUGLAS S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $63,866.00 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON, PAULA J A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,865.88 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALEISNIK, SCOTT Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,865.86 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUTHART-DOLAND, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,865.54 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, RICHARD N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,865.49 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, WILLIAM D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,864.99 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, DIANE G Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $63,864.95 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LUKE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,864.64 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, DONALD M, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,864.49 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JACOB K Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,864.24 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSBERG, ERNEST K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $63,864.17 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, DAVID M Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $63,863.66 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MININNI, PATRICIA A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $63,863.58 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAND, ANNE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,863.57 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ADRIENNE P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,863.43 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNSTEIN, JESSE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,863.23 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKPANICHNANT, JARIYA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,863.11 Date 07/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, VENTURA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,863.08 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RAFFAELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,863.06 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, MARTIN R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $63,862.99 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, ALLEN E Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $63,862.96 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETTE, DANELL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,862.76 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System