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 SWEHLA, MARK W, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,819.57 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAUL, MATTHEW C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,819.23 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSCH NEWMAN, MICHAELLE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,819.09 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DARRYL S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,819.04 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, DONALD F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $61,818.90 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, KRISTEN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $61,818.75 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGANO, JUSTIN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,818.50 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKACH, KRISTIE L Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $61,817.86 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHOSKEY, DAVID M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $61,817.71 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, TODD A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $61,817.66 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGHESE, ABRAHAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,817.54 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA J Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $61,817.53 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTINIC, LYNN F Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $61,817.28 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULEAU, ANN I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,816.83 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, JASON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,816.75 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SONIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,816.72 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANI, JAMES J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,816.71 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANEMOZALIS, ANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,816.11 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, BERNADETTE Employer name Albany County Amount $61,816.07 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BRADLEY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,816.06 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUGHNET, PHILIP J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,815.50 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, CHIARA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $61,815.41 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, ANITA M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,815.31 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEE, BROOKE E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $61,815.00 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LORENA G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,814.85 Date 07/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, KIMBERLYN M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $61,814.78 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROSILAND M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,814.76 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PATRIZIA T Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,814.66 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, ANDREA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,814.51 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, THOMAS F Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $61,814.37 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, MIRIAM Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,814.20 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUICCIARINI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $61,814.10 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, ELLEN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $61,814.09 Date 12/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLMAN, JUDD H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,813.99 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MARK B Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $61,813.76 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE-GEHLING, MELISSA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,813.72 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, GERARDO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,813.53 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA M Employer name Yates County Amount $61,813.16 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, VICTORIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,813.02 Date 07/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLSMA, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,812.85 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LESLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,812.41 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMACH, EMILY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,812.25 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, HECTOR L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,812.14 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFANO, PATSY Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,811.87 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELONEK, EUGENE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,811.71 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KELVIN B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $61,811.61 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, HAROLD G, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,811.41 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MICHAEL F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,811.12 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ERICA Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,810.75 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MIGUELLE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,810.68 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, RACHEL T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $61,810.27 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PUMA, DONNA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,809.96 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CHRISTINE H Employer name Medina CSD Amount $61,809.80 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKOVICH, MARK J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $61,809.66 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,809.28 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIREKTOR, SVETLANA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,808.70 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADNER, MONICA Employer name Orange County Amount $61,808.67 Date 10/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DORANN M Employer name Orange County Amount $61,808.67 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANY, CAMILLE E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $61,808.62 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, LISA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,808.39 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, DEANNA R Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $61,808.24 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PAUL A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,807.77 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDIANI, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,807.74 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGBY, VERNON E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,807.56 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, YAFEI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,807.42 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLOCK, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,807.06 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANGES, CARL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,806.95 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JENNIFER Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,806.85 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, CLAUDE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,806.79 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, OMAR E Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $61,806.71 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARADIN, ALFRED W Employer name City of Olean Amount $61,806.67 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, JAMIE L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $61,806.47 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADYDAN, RODGER T Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,806.44 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLEFIELD, DANIEL L Employer name Essex County Amount $61,806.40 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,806.26 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, KELLY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,806.24 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY-WATFORD, NATINA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,806.16 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, ZACHARY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,805.90 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, NORMA I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,805.81 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECAS, KIMBERLY ANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,805.52 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, SHAWN C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,805.50 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, DONALD C Employer name Corning Community College Amount $61,805.07 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MANUEL O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,805.01 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, E ANNE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $61,804.91 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIGINO, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,804.89 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARISH, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $61,803.95 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,803.86 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDNY, MARY ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $61,803.20 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORLEN, DEBORAH DANIELS Employer name Department of Law Amount $61,802.92 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERFIELD, JAMES W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,802.85 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISCH, CAROLYN U Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,802.28 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, PHILLIPA Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $61,802.22 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCERE, ANTHONY T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,802.11 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON ELLEN, ANDREA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,801.56 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, JOHN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,801.08 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLO, JASON J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,800.99 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, JOHN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,800.35 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $61,800.07 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, DAVID M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $61,800.03 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THERESA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $61,800.00 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System