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 BURGIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $63,495.43 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAKOSE, VIJAY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,495.36 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, RAFAEL E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $63,495.34 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, CHELSEA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,495.13 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CHRISTINE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,495.08 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSE A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $63,495.07 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,494.70 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, RUSSELL P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,494.65 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOFF, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,493.98 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, BRIAN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,493.73 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, CHARLES J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $63,493.23 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATT, PATRICIA A Employer name Madison County Amount $63,493.10 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DEANNA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $63,493.00 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, ANDREANA G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,492.82 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ELLEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,492.74 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LYNNE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,492.68 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENKU, OLABISI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,492.36 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFFO, PATRICIA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $63,492.21 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLISON, HEATHER K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,492.07 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLA, DEBRA C Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $63,491.85 Date 06/30/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTKOWSKI, EDWARD W Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $63,491.64 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEBRA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,491.50 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, SIOBHAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,491.44 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $63,491.28 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, MICHAEL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $63,491.06 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPETELLO, LUCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, SHARON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, GWYNNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCUR, ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-APICELLO, ERIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIANI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, JUDITH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOY-NAVALO, MAYRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,491.00 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JEFFREY G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,490.57 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ELLEN M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $63,490.52 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BONITA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,490.46 Date 01/03/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARA, MICHAEL H Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $63,490.36 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, NORMA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,490.17 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDS, SARALYN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,490.04 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, VIOLETA Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,489.99 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, ALBERT M Employer name Yates County Amount $63,489.96 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFILL, ZOILA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,489.96 Date 01/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE-BOYCE, DORETTE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,489.88 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZIKA, RYANN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,489.76 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSZMANSKI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $63,489.73 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SARAH HYMAN Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,489.65 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $63,489.40 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, MARGARET M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $63,489.01 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, AMY L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $63,488.84 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA , THOMAS J Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $63,488.69 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, DENISE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,488.57 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ALISON A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,488.48 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $63,488.39 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DANIEL P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $63,488.19 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ROBERT M Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,488.10 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWI, KRISTEN J Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $63,487.82 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSHACK, JAN R Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $63,487.45 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACAK, MICHAEL M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,487.30 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, ROSEMARY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,487.06 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, STEVEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,486.76 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, BRIDGET A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,486.41 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRALDO, JOSEPH S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,486.31 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, KAREN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,485.93 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRE, JEAN Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,485.92 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGASH, SHERRY A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $63,485.92 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SCOTT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,485.89 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARTANO, JENNIFER M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $63,485.60 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BASIL A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $63,485.56 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALBRUN, MONA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,485.44 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANDO, SCOTT M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $63,485.43 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,485.36 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATRAY, LORI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,484.70 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONENKO, WENDY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $63,484.69 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGO, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $63,484.67 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, DUANE D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,484.58 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, TAKIYA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,484.30 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, CONCETTA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $63,484.19 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JAMES L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $63,484.02 Date 05/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHLEEN G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,483.98 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, ROBERT S Employer name Steuben County Amount $63,483.96 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, JAMES M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,483.80 Date 02/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAHILL, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,483.40 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERO, LOURDES Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,483.21 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, AIDA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,482.95 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $63,482.82 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANO, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $63,482.68 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, LAURIE J Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $63,482.59 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DARRIEN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,482.48 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,482.25 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATS, JEREMY D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,481.80 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIREO, FRANK Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,481.60 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, MARK J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $63,481.38 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,480.97 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, GLORIA J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $63,480.93 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,480.29 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOGH-DOMINGO, JEAN E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,480.08 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, JACK Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,479.95 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, DONALD J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $63,479.84 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNT, TERRANCE J Employer name Livingston County Amount $63,479.34 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System