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 HEWITT, JEAN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $61,954.32 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRISTINA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,954.22 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $61,954.02 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,953.67 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, CORINNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,953.45 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, JOHN G, II Employer name Seneca County Amount $61,953.44 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DOMINIQUE N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,952.80 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KEVIN J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $61,952.70 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWING, PATRICK E Employer name Broome County Amount $61,952.28 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, HANIFF Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,952.25 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSON, JEREMY T Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $61,952.01 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGIERI, DEANNA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,951.55 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIS, MALVINA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,951.48 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNETZKI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,951.35 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DORIS TECUANHUEY Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $61,951.01 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BERNEDETTE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $61,950.54 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, MICHAEL S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $61,950.48 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, WILLIAM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,950.18 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ALAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,949.92 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLA, CYNTHIA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,949.92 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CORINNE G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,949.92 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUYA, JASMINE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,949.50 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHEIM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,949.36 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DENNIS R Employer name Orange County Amount $61,949.18 Date 12/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERL, JOHN P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,948.62 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,948.58 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, LINDA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $61,948.41 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CHARLES E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $61,948.34 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENT, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $61,947.94 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON, RICHARD A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,947.10 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FIORDALIZA M Employer name Education Department Amount $61,946.95 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, ZULMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,946.89 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, DAVID A, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $61,946.83 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SHARON L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $61,946.37 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMARTIE, ESTELLA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,946.18 Date 01/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,946.18 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDEN, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,946.18 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILECCIA, LINDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,946.18 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MEGAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,946.11 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBERFELD, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,945.95 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SANDRA I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,945.87 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ARLENE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,945.77 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $61,945.73 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKPAN, PHILIP M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,945.45 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLOUX, JEAN-PIERRE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,945.23 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPPA, JAMES R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,944.90 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, THERESA B Employer name Putnam County Amount $61,944.84 Date 08/06/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKA, PAUL E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $61,944.64 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLASALA, STEPHEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,944.48 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ROSS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,944.48 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, GARY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,944.09 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JONATHAN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,943.98 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKLUND, ROBERT J Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,943.30 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCK-LITTLE, AMANDA L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,943.03 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOWITZ, SHERYL A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $61,942.18 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $61,942.05 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBARERI, DANIELLE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $61,941.80 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLER, MATTHEW N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,941.35 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ELLA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,941.24 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PAUL J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $61,941.24 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, BRAD F Employer name City of Olean Amount $61,941.21 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPLE, NICHOLAS P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,941.16 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSELL, THERESA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $61,941.12 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARO, RAYMOND M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $61,940.67 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JO-ANN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $61,940.61 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, RODNEY C Employer name Town of Owego Amount $61,940.09 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JEFFREY C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,939.69 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, MICHAEL A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,939.66 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, MATTHEW M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,939.64 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURIA, CHASE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,939.58 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEVEN L Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $61,939.20 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIFOLD, DENISE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,939.12 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARBY, LYNN R Employer name Orleans County Amount $61,939.10 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUSKA, GEORGE E JR. Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $61,939.05 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FABIO, MARIO Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $61,938.92 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYOS, BARBARA M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,938.88 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, CHERICE G Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,938.73 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSKIE, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,938.53 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANA M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $61,938.50 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRDITA, DANIELLE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,938.47 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESON, JOAN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,938.42 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFFI, JUNE T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,938.42 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEET, TERENCE W Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,938.23 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CURTIS H Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,938.14 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONMANN, JAMES M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,938.03 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BRENDA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,937.98 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAGLIONE, JOHN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,937.81 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALRYMPLE, GEORGE R Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $61,937.78 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, SUMMER L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,937.78 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALD, SUSANNE K Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,937.63 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $61,937.63 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGASPRO, PETER A, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,937.60 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRIAN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,937.06 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, STACEY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,937.03 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, CHAD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,936.20 Date 11/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAROS, JOSE R Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,936.11 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEMANN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,936.09 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, HAROLD D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,935.97 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, ADRIAN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,935.96 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISIO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,935.43 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System