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 ROUSSEL, THERESA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,734.07 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY-KAPLAN, LAURA Employer name Village of Northport Amount $62,734.04 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $62,733.92 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ERIN E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,733.88 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOON, STEPHEN P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,733.24 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNON, LISA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $62,733.01 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROLINSKI, TERRY L Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $62,732.96 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTER, CAROL A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $62,732.94 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKELEWICZ, JOHN W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,732.68 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEC, MARTHA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,732.52 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMIR, CHANTAL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,732.18 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCZYNSKI, MARK A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $62,731.95 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRELAND, MARY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,731.87 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGE, DORIS L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $62,731.54 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, MASON P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,731.15 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, DAVID J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $62,730.84 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRANDON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,730.77 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MERLYNE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,730.59 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART-YOUNG, SANDRA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,730.44 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRO, SHARON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,730.33 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AMANDA M Employer name Warren County Amount $62,730.21 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, TAYLOR L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,729.86 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, REBECCA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,729.43 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, WILLIAM H Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $62,729.42 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLIC, FRANK Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $62,729.10 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMSER, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $62,729.02 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, WILLIAM J, II Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,728.61 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CHERI A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $62,728.25 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOWITZ, THOMAS V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,727.76 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, VINCENT S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,727.70 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANA P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,727.55 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FREESE, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Minisink Amount $62,727.18 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, FELICCIA A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $62,727.12 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, HERALD R Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $62,727.10 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTINO, PETER A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $62,726.84 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, KYLE N Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $62,726.36 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $62,726.21 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, GIANCARLO Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,726.19 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CINDY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,725.87 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CURTIS G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,725.72 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEMETRINA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,725.62 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, KENNETH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,725.40 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI, CRYSTAL K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,725.25 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, CHARLES D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $62,725.17 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, PAUL D Employer name Yates County Amount $62,725.10 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JARMAR H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,724.76 Date 09/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, ERIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,724.54 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRYDRYCHOWSKI, THOMAS Employer name Erie County Amount $62,724.04 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DEXTER L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $62,723.90 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, CASEY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,723.66 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DANETTE K Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $62,723.63 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARGO, LOURDES Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $62,723.35 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCON, ARISTIDIS C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $62,723.25 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, JAMIE M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $62,722.93 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,722.89 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLER, ALAN D Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $62,722.86 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT J Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,722.41 Date 07/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, GLORIA T Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $62,722.21 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONALE, PHILLIP J Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,722.12 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALOISIO, ANDREW Employer name Erie County Amount $62,721.82 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWEIG, JESSICA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,721.33 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, JOSE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $62,721.19 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LEEZETTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,720.66 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, RYAN J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $62,720.37 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOJTISEK, BRIAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $62,720.22 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLE, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,720.12 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIKU, RUZHDI Employer name Village of Roslyn Estates Amount $62,720.08 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTEY, CAROL A Employer name Education Department Amount $62,719.40 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $62,719.27 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, ANGELA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,718.80 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONNO, MARY Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $62,718.06 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESEC, LAURA L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,718.02 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $62,717.93 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINELLI, ROBERT D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,717.86 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOHN E Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $62,717.66 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARREL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,717.58 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAD, EYAL Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $62,717.48 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,717.38 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIEN, DEBORAH M Employer name Orange County Amount $62,717.24 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATYKULA, DONNA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,717.18 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ALEXANDER Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $62,717.16 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, DESROY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,717.15 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, JONATHAN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,716.99 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, PAULINE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,716.95 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY-CROWN, KAREN E Employer name Orange County Amount $62,716.87 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCHIELLO, MICHELLE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,716.63 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, SHAWN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,716.45 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, JAMES F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,715.70 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARLINE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $62,715.56 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHERINE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,715.47 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHR, LESHA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,715.24 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, JOSE J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $62,715.07 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,715.05 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ERICA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,714.87 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,714.61 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, YESENIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $62,714.38 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, TERRY L Employer name Town of Adams Amount $62,714.00 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JORDAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,713.98 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNADEAU, EMILE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $62,713.84 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, ZACHARY T Employer name Chenango County Amount $62,713.80 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System