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 TORETTA, CHRISTINE R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $62,097.56 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SOPHIA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,097.55 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSINNA, JONATHAN L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $62,097.48 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLMER, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Beacon Amount $62,097.44 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,097.41 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ERIC C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,097.26 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERST, JOSH T Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,097.05 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEILSON, ALBERTINA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $62,096.88 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DOMINICIS, NICOLE Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $62,096.82 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, FAITH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,096.63 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDENA, HENRY Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $62,096.41 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, CARINA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $62,095.14 Date 10/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISING, KAREN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,095.14 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANNY Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $62,094.98 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $62,094.96 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, IRVING, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,094.81 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $62,094.81 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECKLER, ALANA M Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $62,094.06 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THERESA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,093.95 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, ILEAN M Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $62,093.91 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, DAWN J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $62,093.80 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, DAVID H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,093.72 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,093.65 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEN, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $62,093.24 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,092.99 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRNSTEIN, EDWARD P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,092.80 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, KELLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,092.65 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,091.88 Date 08/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHARDT, HELEN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,091.87 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, NICHOLAS B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,091.56 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,091.38 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATORRE, VINCENT R Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $62,091.21 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COLIN K Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $62,090.20 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABEN, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,090.13 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTEL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,090.12 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, ANN MARIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,089.92 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JASON C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,089.81 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DARREN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,089.25 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JULIE F Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,089.08 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, SHENNON L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,088.79 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, KIM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,088.79 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, ROSEMARY Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $62,088.73 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Warren County Amount $62,088.55 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERZ, TYLER S Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $62,088.47 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, MATTEA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,088.36 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGTON, KIMISHA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,088.17 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSCHELLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $62,087.94 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEPINSKI, THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,087.15 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, MEGHAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $62,087.13 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, CATHRYN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,086.93 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GLORIA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,086.85 Date 01/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRI, MORENIKE B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,086.60 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, NEFERTITI A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $62,086.55 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, JOSEPH B Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $62,086.32 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, SAU-NGOR Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $62,085.89 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,085.75 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ-SMITH, ANGIE Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $62,085.74 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNEY, ALAYNE M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $62,085.74 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YOLANDA J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,085.74 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, KATHLEEN J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,085.74 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALBONE, KAREN C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,085.74 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHBANKS, THERESA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,085.74 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIOT, MARTHA J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,085.74 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, KELLI J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,085.74 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, CONNIE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,085.74 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, ANGELINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,085.74 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEN, FRANCINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,085.74 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CHRISTINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,085.74 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIESS, DONNA F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,085.74 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,085.74 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKAY, ALYSSA N Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,085.46 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KELLY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $62,085.25 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JENNIFER Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $62,084.81 Date 01/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, SEAN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,084.54 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, LOUIS N Employer name Education Department Amount $62,084.37 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, APRIL R Employer name Education Department Amount $62,084.37 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDER, DAVE Employer name Education Department Amount $62,084.37 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, COLLEEN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,084.37 Date 03/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,084.11 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, THOMAS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,083.57 Date 07/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, GABRIELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,083.21 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUME, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $62,082.97 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERTS, SHUDE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,082.73 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TAMMY LYNN Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $62,082.54 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, TODD J Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,082.49 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKSON, VERNA B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,082.46 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JAMES W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,082.04 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIS, FRANKIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,081.92 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMIEGA, MICHAEL A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $62,081.73 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, DANIEL J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,081.28 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,080.94 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, NADINE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,080.79 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, DUSTIN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $62,080.69 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIK, MC CALLISTER L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,080.38 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, LYNN A Employer name Education Department Amount $62,079.97 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RONALD P Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $62,079.92 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, GREGORY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,079.71 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSLER, CATHERINE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,079.71 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, TARA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,079.69 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLETTI, GIOVANNI Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,079.67 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System