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 STRIETER, TODD M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.53 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, NANCY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.52 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEKL, TIMOTHY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.52 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANOUN, DIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.51 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-CYR, ROBBY K Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.51 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BLENIS, RONALD R Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.50 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHO, LEONETTE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.50 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, PATRICE E Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.50 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, CATHERINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.50 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLICK, BARBARA J Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.49 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WENDY Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.49 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSE, RAY D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,754.48 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTS, GENNI Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.48 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, DIANE N Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.48 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFEL, DIANNE M Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $63,754.17 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, JERRY D Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $63,753.81 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $63,753.52 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTER, RONALD S Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,753.45 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, JOSHUA G Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,753.42 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $63,753.41 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAVILLA, DENA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,753.08 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, LUCRETIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $63,753.08 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,753.02 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, MATT Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $63,752.80 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MICHAEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,752.53 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVARD, AARON P Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,752.34 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, HERB Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,752.08 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGO, MICHAEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,751.98 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, LEO P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,751.51 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, CHAD A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $63,751.49 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JUNIOR C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,751.36 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, NICOLETTE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $63,751.14 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, KATELYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,750.28 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, JESSICA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,750.25 Date 01/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BEL, ANTOINETTE C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,750.18 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DANIEL J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,750.13 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,750.00 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYPHER, LANETTE E Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $63,749.94 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NELIS, SCOTT F Employer name Albany County Amount $63,749.89 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUM, PAULA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $63,749.60 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DARRELL C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,749.56 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO-HAAF, MELODY A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,749.07 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOW-BUNJAPORTE, BEVERLY M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $63,748.73 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, REX M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,748.31 Date 08/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZELOMIEC, DAVID E Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $63,748.22 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, DOROTHY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,748.13 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, ADRIENNE A Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,747.85 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMFIELD, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,747.84 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, DENISE A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $63,747.77 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JEANIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $63,747.67 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLEY, JONATHAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $63,747.48 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INNIS, SCOTT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,747.40 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELLE, ANTONIETTE Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $63,747.33 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CHERIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,746.88 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, SHERRI R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,746.79 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, GAVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $63,746.54 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, NAQUIA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,746.18 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENDA, PATRICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,745.76 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAROLYN B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,745.68 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDELL, JOSHUA R Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $63,745.68 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, NINIVE X Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,745.43 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, THERESA R Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,745.06 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTZ, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,744.98 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,744.67 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KYLE J Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,744.47 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEVA, WILLIAM A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,744.40 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPALI-LEHANE, LEELAWATTE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,744.40 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $63,744.34 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, THERESA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,744.17 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, MARY ELLEN Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,743.79 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, FLAVIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,743.43 Date 10/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUJA, ARIFA Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $63,743.36 Date 12/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,743.22 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTOUAN, KINDHEE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,743.00 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMENDIER, AMANDA M Employer name Orange County Amount $63,742.99 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHERYLL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,742.69 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALONZO, JOHN J Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $63,742.55 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOTTE, WILLY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,742.47 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,742.38 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,742.22 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEY-MOSES, SANDRA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,741.94 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSCH, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,741.12 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEIDNER, GREGORY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,741.00 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEGEOT, MICHAEL S Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $63,740.78 Date 12/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, EUGENE G, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $63,740.37 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSHUA D Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $63,740.33 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHNATHAN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,740.24 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, PAMELA F Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,740.07 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONIG, HOLLY Employer name Education Department Amount $63,740.07 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, TIMOTHY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,740.04 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, VERONICA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,739.57 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JASON A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,739.24 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINA, JOANNE L Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $63,739.08 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGASSE, DONNA M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $63,738.80 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, IVONNE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $63,738.73 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUS, STANLEY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,737.74 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-TAYLOR, SABRINA Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,737.50 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KRISTY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,737.22 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLE, BENJAMIN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,736.90 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSHAN, ILYA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $63,736.64 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System