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 GILHOOLEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,935.43 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,935.43 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, HELEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,935.43 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JAMES J Employer name City of Troy Amount $61,935.29 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KATHY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,934.99 Date 07/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, EDGAR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,934.60 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, CLIFFORD R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,933.82 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, AMBER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,933.80 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, JOANNA G Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $61,933.69 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ANDREW L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,933.51 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, ALYSSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,932.93 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LEE A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $61,932.85 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, EVELYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,932.55 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKER, ABBYE M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $61,932.54 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ABRAHAM, III Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,932.51 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, VANESSA D Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $61,932.51 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,932.22 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBLEN, SHERRY L Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $61,932.19 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWIN, JOHN H, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $61,932.05 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, GREGORY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,931.88 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTAIA, PAUL C Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $61,931.87 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONE, DIANA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,931.73 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, JOSEPH T Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $61,930.82 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSSO, MATTHEW J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,930.81 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, FRANK E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,930.51 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, CHARMAINE T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,930.37 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZIANO, CALEY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,930.27 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGREE, DEBORAH W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $61,929.58 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPIA-MACCHIO, MARIA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,929.34 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIINA, SALVATORE A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $61,929.24 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESELL, SAMMIE K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,929.10 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERA, IAN P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,928.99 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIOTI, VINCENZO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,928.97 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEKTOR, JOSEPH J Employer name Broome County Amount $61,928.36 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DONNA G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $61,928.35 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEECH, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,928.20 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANZER, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,928.09 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DUANE M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $61,928.02 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, EMMA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,927.92 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHYNI Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $61,927.84 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,927.25 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUPPE, DENNIS J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $61,927.04 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINSTER, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,927.02 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYTON, RAYMOND E Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,926.88 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELL, JOSHUA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,926.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUTON, TRESHA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,926.66 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, BETH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,926.66 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, CHARLES D, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,926.61 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABANT, JOANN L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $61,925.89 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUTMAN, STEVEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,925.64 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MARY G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $61,925.64 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $61,925.60 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, MARTIN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,925.49 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCHTERMANN, JAIME J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,925.22 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $61,925.21 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOSEPH C Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,925.16 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, DAVID M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,924.92 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANSKI, JOHN H Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $61,924.59 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPONE, ANTHONY Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $61,924.53 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,924.50 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, MICHELE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,924.50 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,924.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLERMANN, RAEGIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,924.50 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, ZACHARY C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $61,924.43 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PEGGY A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $61,923.94 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDA, JUAN R Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $61,923.87 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, AMANDA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,923.64 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDRICK, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,923.62 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,923.53 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, CORY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,923.34 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABA, SHARI L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,923.31 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, STEVEN T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $61,923.26 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SCOTT J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $61,923.08 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,922.29 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLQUIST, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $61,922.22 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, STACEY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,922.18 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HELEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,921.86 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,921.65 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUESSLER, KATHERINE S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,921.52 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,921.44 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, AMANDA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,921.31 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKIW, TIMOTHY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,921.20 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CHARLES JOE Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $61,921.13 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMAAT, ALEXANDER M Employer name Orange County Amount $61,920.69 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,920.54 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHLAW, JOSHUA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,920.30 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JOANN C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $61,920.28 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, JEFFREY L Employer name Homer CSD Amount $61,920.00 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, CARMEN G Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $61,919.95 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLOCK, NIKIA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,919.78 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATROSE, SARAH A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $61,919.15 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, ROCHELLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,918.69 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMOWSKI, SCOTT A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $61,918.24 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROWE, MARIE J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $61,917.90 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWVER, DONALD E, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,917.79 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $61,917.57 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANSKY, GINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $61,917.42 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAIRE, ANDREW M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,917.26 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, BENJAMIN T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $61,917.03 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTAJ, DRITA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,916.91 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System