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 CHARLES, ORIANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,498.99 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SELESTE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,498.83 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, NICHOLAS Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,498.67 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,498.43 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,498.38 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, RICHARD Employer name City of Rye Amount $61,498.20 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, FRANCIS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,498.04 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, NATALIE Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $61,497.04 Date 12/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATNEY, RACHEL C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $61,497.04 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, NANCY E Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $61,496.58 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TERESA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,496.33 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JANET M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,495.73 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIFO, CAROL Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,495.58 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LA'GIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,495.37 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JASON R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $61,495.30 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANRY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,495.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LUCINDA M Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $61,494.92 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $61,494.86 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, DONNA Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $61,494.27 Date 04/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, MINERVA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,494.24 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, KAREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,494.01 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LORRAINE I Employer name City of Middletown Amount $61,493.46 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNER, SUZANNE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,493.34 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, NOEMI J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,493.33 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMEISTER, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,493.30 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETRO, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,492.85 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUPIA, EILEEN M Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $61,492.69 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARRIE E, JR Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,492.58 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMANSKI, JACQUELINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,492.41 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, CAROLE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,492.15 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, JODIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,492.08 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO-WACKER, KARIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,492.04 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ANDREW J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $61,491.81 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, HUGH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,491.52 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESINGER, RONALD E Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $61,491.32 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, STEWART G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $61,491.28 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, LINDSAY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $61,491.09 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEXTER Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $61,490.89 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $61,490.54 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DEAN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,490.43 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,490.30 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENACK, BRADLEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,489.75 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JAIME L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $61,489.63 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, AMANDA Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $61,489.00 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGONE, NANCY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,488.70 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTENDORFF, JANE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,488.70 Date 10/12/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUIS, MARK R Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $61,488.50 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPENY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $61,487.86 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BERTRAM C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $61,487.79 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $61,487.34 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARY L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $61,487.26 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONNA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,486.67 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWIN Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $61,486.63 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVOLOTSKY, GINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,486.50 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MATTHEW W Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $61,486.23 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, DAVID F Employer name Erie County Amount $61,486.06 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JAMI L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $61,485.92 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, LISABETH T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,485.67 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANZO, VINCENT, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,485.47 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNON, RYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,485.03 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARBOURNE, MARC J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,484.79 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANNE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,484.79 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, JASON M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,484.51 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRANTLEY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $61,484.40 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGAR, ORLENA B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,483.72 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $61,483.72 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTZ, MARCELENE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,483.54 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $61,483.48 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, YINAN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $61,483.34 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARD, CHARLES P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $61,482.71 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $61,482.71 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, RANDI V Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $61,482.48 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIDERO, VICTORIA A Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $61,482.44 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGNA, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,482.30 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRESS, JERRE T Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,482.23 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEL, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $61,482.16 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,481.96 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS-D'AMBRO, EVELYN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,481.85 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,481.82 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMES, DARLINE W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,481.42 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JORGE R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $61,481.37 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, DELORES Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,481.21 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $61,481.05 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, JUDY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,480.94 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, ROBERT E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,480.41 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGOVEC, BOJKA Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $61,479.64 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOY, MAURICE E, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,479.60 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUREY, JAMES R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,479.58 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIONSKIY, GENNADIY Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,479.43 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DONALD W Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $61,479.20 Date 11/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICOLAS D Employer name Warren County Amount $61,479.18 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASQUIN, VALERIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,478.80 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, ANTHONY Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $61,478.75 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, DEIRDRE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,477.84 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENATT, GLENN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,477.71 Date 02/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, JULY Employer name Erie County Amount $61,477.68 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PATRICIA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,477.67 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOORAPATI, SHEKTI T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,477.34 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, RICHARD W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,477.34 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSON, KATHLEEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,477.14 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System