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, GIUSEPPE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,796.37 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERI, MICHELLE C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,796.29 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, VINCENZO D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,796.13 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILS, BLUE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,796.09 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBLISS, YOLANDA L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,795.97 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, SHERRY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $62,795.76 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Minisink Amount $62,795.75 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER-HINSCH, KATHY Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,795.64 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,795.64 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBURG, STUART Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,795.64 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, VICTORIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $62,795.13 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,794.53 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERWIRTH, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,794.51 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, ANTHONYJ Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,794.51 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, BEVERLY R Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $62,794.51 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYFKA, THOMAS E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,794.51 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, JOANNA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, CHERYL R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRO, GERALDINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 03/06/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, JAMES W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, DEBRA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, BARBARA ANN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEYDE, ILANA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $62,794.51 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, EDWARD L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KEITH R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $62,794.51 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORYSHYN, NICHOLAS R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 07/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CORRINE T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 08/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENA, SHARON A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, CAROL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, JOEL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,794.51 Date 09/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, CARRIE L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,794.51 Date 11/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, SANDRA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,794.51 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, MIREILLE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,794.51 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MYRNA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,794.51 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESE, ELIZABETH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,794.51 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABAR, DESARAE A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,794.28 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, SEAN L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $62,794.11 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLRATH, ROBYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,794.10 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, BRIENNE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,794.09 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, EDWIN J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,793.95 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MANUEL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $62,793.39 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASER, GLENN P Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $62,792.88 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RICHARD R, JR Employer name Massena CSD Amount $62,792.05 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JOHN J, III Employer name Holley CSD Amount $62,791.59 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, PATRICIA B Employer name Orange County Amount $62,791.37 Date 04/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, COREY S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,790.98 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSO, OWEN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,790.96 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DIXIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,790.92 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLM, WENDY D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,790.82 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, REGINALD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,790.37 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSKE, CRAIG A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $62,790.27 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYTON, THERESA R Employer name Orange County Amount $62,789.91 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, ROBERT A Employer name Orange County Amount $62,789.90 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ERIC D Employer name Orange County Amount $62,789.90 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETAR, PAULA J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $62,789.88 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALMAN, MARISA A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,789.80 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEZAGO, DORA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,789.78 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, AMY C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,789.72 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, RAFAEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,789.51 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARWICK, MELONY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $62,789.20 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, HEIDI L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $62,789.02 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGETT, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Franklinville Amount $62,789.00 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASE, MEGAN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,788.57 Date 03/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,788.39 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAKER, SHANTEL M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,788.06 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIKLE, CECIL R Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $62,788.00 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRIN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $62,787.93 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIND' AMOUR, SANDRA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,787.72 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, MARIE E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,787.66 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DEBORAH L Employer name Orange County Amount $62,787.61 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,787.56 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLYLE, ANN MARIE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,787.22 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURI, BRETT A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,786.75 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, MARIE GISELE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,786.43 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, EDITH M Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $62,785.95 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, EDWARD J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $62,785.83 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALBERT, ADAM F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,785.71 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONTZAMANYS, JASON C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,785.17 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONICELLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $62,784.94 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, ANITA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,784.83 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILTUS, GUY GERALD Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,784.33 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, RYAN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $62,784.15 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, CECIL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,784.12 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THERESA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,784.09 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROORDA, SAMUEL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,784.09 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNO, STEPHEN E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,783.95 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKY, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,783.93 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSIR, RICHARD R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $62,783.78 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, WILLIAM A Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,783.62 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARSNANE, MICHAEL D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,783.54 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LISCHELE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,783.26 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LAURA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,782.64 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, NICOLE R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,782.56 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, JOHN F, SR Employer name Erie County Amount $62,782.55 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, LEONARD J Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,782.52 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLIDAY, IRIS R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,782.37 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIGEMMA, CAROLYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,781.75 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHIDES, CARA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,781.68 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, CARMELO G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,781.67 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,781.61 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System