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 O'SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $62,441.27 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETT, MONALISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,441.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRA, DEREK M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,441.07 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, JOSEPH J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,440.66 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVILLE, SHARON Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,440.43 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICO, ROBIN W Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $62,440.32 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATI, FRANCESCO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,440.18 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENN, WILLIAM W Employer name Otsego County Amount $62,440.13 Date 04/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAFFICANDA, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $62,439.88 Date 03/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFF, ANNETTE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,438.83 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTEN, JAMES M Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,438.38 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDIN, MARIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,437.75 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-AUSTIN, TANIKA N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $62,437.60 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, NEIL A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,437.34 Date 01/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, CARY P Employer name Albany County Amount $62,437.20 Date 03/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNI, SUZANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,437.16 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, PHILLIP W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,437.11 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABIA, SALIMATU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,435.09 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, DANIELA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $62,434.96 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, MARINA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,434.78 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,434.58 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ALAN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,434.55 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, JARETT R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $62,434.38 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUCA, JOHANNA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,434.12 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARTENA C Employer name Orange County Amount $62,434.11 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERNAN, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,433.89 Date 07/09/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,433.63 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DOROTHEA K Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $62,433.40 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRON, CARRIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,433.21 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELWRIGHT, PETER M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $62,432.99 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETON, MATTHEW M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,432.73 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYU, CLARENCE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,432.29 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $62,432.03 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, STACY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,431.86 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,431.83 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LARRY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,431.64 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, BERNADETTE J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $62,431.62 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, TRACY L Employer name Albany County Amount $62,431.30 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICHLER, FELICE R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,431.25 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRANDIER, APOLINAR, III Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,431.15 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERGS, DUSTY L Employer name Yates County Amount $62,430.63 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE-RODRIGO Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $62,430.44 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-WHITFIELD, DAWN M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $62,430.12 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEY, JULIANNE Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $62,430.12 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERAJ, KRISTIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,429.85 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRONIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $62,429.72 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MICHELLE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,429.35 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKER, HENRY W Employer name Orange County Amount $62,429.23 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JOHN M, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,429.14 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, PAUL T Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $62,428.83 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $62,428.69 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, TERRY J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $62,428.55 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LA SHONE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,428.13 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALLS, ANTAWANETTE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,427.85 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, MICHELLE G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,427.78 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, PHILIP A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,427.74 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, MICHELE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $62,427.61 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANOS, JOHN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $62,427.59 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATMANN, JOSEPH T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,427.16 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,427.03 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, JOSEPH A Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,426.47 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANISON, LORI M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $62,426.40 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAMONTE, CLAIRE Employer name New City Library Amount $62,426.04 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIO, LOUIS D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,425.97 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALACE, NICHOLAS C Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $62,425.80 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOW, JAMES J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $62,425.54 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-KELLY, DRUSILLA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,425.34 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBREAD, LISA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,425.24 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, ALAN L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $62,425.15 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, PEDRO Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,424.96 Date 10/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, SHARON Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,424.87 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JEANETTE L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,424.84 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SHANNON K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,424.82 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, BARBARA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,424.78 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, DONNA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,424.50 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPARO, PATRICIA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,424.50 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYAM, LAMIAA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $62,423.40 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMICK, PAULINE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,423.40 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,423.39 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHEL, THOMAS P Employer name Madison County Amount $62,423.27 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMER, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,422.84 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANA, MARY P Employer name Orange County Amount $62,422.25 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, BERTHA Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $62,422.12 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, DAVID M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,422.10 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, SANDRA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,422.06 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASKY, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $62,421.66 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNOFSKY, ALLYN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,421.41 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHAWN P Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,421.10 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THYME, EBONY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,420.41 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOKOWSKI, KAL Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,420.06 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DORIS L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $62,419.75 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, CATHY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,419.44 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $62,419.38 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Greene County Amount $62,419.23 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, BRETT A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,418.98 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,418.94 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, LISA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,418.91 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, BARBARA V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,418.73 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARA, AARON Employer name Madison County Amount $62,418.64 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $62,418.48 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System