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 LIPPOLIS, NANCY E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,479.34 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, NORMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,479.26 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETT, LARISSA Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,479.25 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DONNA MARIE Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $63,478.34 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, DEREK R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,477.69 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VARNWAY, RANDOLPH J Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $63,477.56 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, SHANE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,477.54 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, MELANIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $63,477.28 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTON, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,477.05 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIELLO, JUNE Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $63,476.27 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JENNIFER S Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $63,476.14 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZMAT, NURHAN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $63,476.09 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAUL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,476.04 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCILLI, MARGARET Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,475.72 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ALLEN Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $63,475.57 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DORIS A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $63,475.00 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,474.99 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLEY, LUCY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,474.71 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULAC, DAVID C Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,474.38 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANDELL, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,474.20 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, CARMEN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,474.08 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIERI-SIINO, PAULETTE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,474.08 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORACA, ALICE C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,474.04 Date 08/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORELLI, TERESA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,474.03 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ASSUNTA S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $63,474.02 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRHART, SARAH E R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $63,473.84 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,473.59 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, JOSEPH E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,473.54 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRANO, SALVATORE, IV Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,473.49 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, LEONARD T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $63,473.45 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KRISTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,473.35 Date 09/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, JAMES A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,473.34 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENASCO, LINDSAY A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,473.27 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, RAMON E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $63,473.16 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGNER, DANIELLE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $63,472.78 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,472.74 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNK, CAROLYN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,472.70 Date 11/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, ROSANNE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,472.31 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANO, MAUREEN E Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,472.11 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSELLA, JOY F Employer name Jefferson CSD Amount $63,471.73 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, KEVIN A Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $63,470.92 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, LINDA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $63,470.74 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, DAVID A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $63,470.60 Date 08/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, TYSON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,470.00 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $63,469.34 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,469.01 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MOHD J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,468.96 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSI, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,468.38 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASENBAUER, FRANK X Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $63,468.23 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STEPHANIE M Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $63,467.55 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,466.69 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRELOW, TODD F Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,466.53 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, FRANCES H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,466.29 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOUGHERY, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,466.27 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZEMO, JOSHUA J Employer name Orange County Amount $63,466.10 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, MARIA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,465.84 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, GLEN S Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $63,465.83 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, JOHN R, JR Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $63,465.75 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTTATHIL, THOMAS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,465.40 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, JOSE E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,465.06 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CATHLEEN ANN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $63,465.05 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVENCIA, WILMER, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,464.42 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, JOANNA B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,464.40 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,464.39 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, LISA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,464.19 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JHA, SHWETA Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $63,464.04 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTLEIN, MARK R Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $63,464.04 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, NATHANIEL H Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,463.96 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, OSCAR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,463.52 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JACQUELINE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $63,463.39 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KEVIN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,463.22 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIO, LEO N Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $63,462.99 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ACHILLE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $63,462.87 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, ROBERT D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $63,462.80 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOIA, MARK A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $63,462.64 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG BROWN, NANCY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,462.51 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, PETER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,462.38 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CHARLENE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,462.30 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MINDY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,462.28 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, AHNNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,462.28 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENOTTI, MARYANN Employer name Education Department Amount $63,462.26 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELGHEDER, BARBARA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $63,462.21 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $63,461.89 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, SERGLEV H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,461.65 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG-CHEN, SANNA Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $63,461.53 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, CONNIE L Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $63,461.43 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DANITRA M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $63,460.77 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JASON K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,460.56 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDOUARD, CARL L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,460.29 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, WAYNE H Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $63,460.04 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RODNEY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,459.66 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM T Employer name Orange County Amount $63,459.16 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGA, VINCENT M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $63,459.02 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, MATTHEW A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,459.01 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEHER, GARY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,458.98 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCOLANO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,458.95 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSIEDLIK, LARKIN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,458.75 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, MARK E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $63,458.68 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, KEVIN R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,458.64 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, RONNI G Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $63,458.57 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System