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 MULCAHY, ERIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,452.49 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, MADELINE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,452.37 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $61,451.56 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SALVADOR, III Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,451.46 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKIS, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $61,451.42 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,451.29 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,451.17 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEUTEL, JAMIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,450.97 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, AMY S Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $61,450.87 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMENICO-GELMAN, LUCY Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $61,450.86 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KEVIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,450.82 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTY, NANCY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,450.66 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, DEREK T Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $61,450.61 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, TAMICA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,450.47 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMES, RICHARD A, II Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $61,450.45 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, BRIAN R Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,450.03 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAVELLE T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,449.92 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIGINO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,449.67 Date 10/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, JACQUELINE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,449.50 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAETZHOLD, DARREN R Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $61,449.37 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, MARY ANNE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,449.32 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIECIEN, DANIEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,449.20 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASH, CAROL Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $61,449.12 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THERESA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $61,449.05 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRECHT, JANE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,449.02 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAROLD, MARIANN Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $61,448.65 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, WILFRED H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,448.41 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBAUER, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,448.30 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, DOUGLAS M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $61,447.75 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZLEJTER, ADRIAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,447.48 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURO, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,447.24 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ANDRE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $61,447.17 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENION, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $61,446.68 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEACOX, CAROL MAY Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,446.31 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWD, CHRIS C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $61,446.08 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, SUSAN B Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $61,445.87 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTROM, TRACY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,445.60 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, WALLACE L, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $61,445.35 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSDOWICH, RICHARD R, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $61,445.23 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $61,445.20 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESOWICZ, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,445.14 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSIDES, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,445.12 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALAN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,444.89 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TRAVIS C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,444.69 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIER, CLARITA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,444.54 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANGEL, GINA A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,444.34 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $61,444.07 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, RAPHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,443.58 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,442.31 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, KRISTOFER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,442.08 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,442.07 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUER, ANNE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,442.04 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $61,441.92 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEVERINI, PAUL B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,441.72 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,441.39 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $61,441.24 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GLENN E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $61,441.23 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYO, RUDY S Employer name Fulton County Amount $61,441.10 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOLEKADAN, KAVITHA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,441.04 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHASSAR, KURT W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $61,440.96 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, JONNATHAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,440.89 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, CAINE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,440.55 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, JON O Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $61,440.08 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPRION, DONNA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $61,439.22 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, DREW K Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,439.10 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, MARK A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,439.07 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAYE ANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,439.01 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,438.86 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORETTE, KRISTEN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,438.58 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURNIN, PATRICIA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,438.54 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CHARMAINE P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $61,438.48 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLONIA, SAMMY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,438.27 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, ARLEEN F Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $61,437.63 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KENNETH D Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $61,437.53 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VICTOR L Employer name Broome County Amount $61,437.32 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, TELISA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,436.98 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARTE, JUAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,436.90 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, RIFAT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,436.90 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, ANABELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,436.79 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISO, AARON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,436.59 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, KEVIN K Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,436.57 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, TAMMY A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,436.18 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTWINE, TREVOR C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,435.41 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DARRYL C Employer name Schenectady Soil Water Con Dis Amount $61,435.34 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, STEVEN J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $61,435.33 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, MANUEL D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,435.05 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, JASON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,434.87 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Troy Amount $61,434.86 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHELLE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $61,434.77 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUDITTA, DAWN E Employer name Town of Olive Amount $61,434.59 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBEL, DEAN R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,434.56 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANDREW T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $61,434.47 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RONALD R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,434.39 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, AMY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $61,434.32 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARVIN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,434.31 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSS, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,433.85 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTMAN, JOSHUA E Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $61,433.41 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOAN S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,433.37 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADLEY, SHELLY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,433.19 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPER, NANCY A Employer name Village of Laurel Hollow Amount $61,432.99 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System