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 ASHBARRY, PAUL Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $61,354.50 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NHAU, ANOTIDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,354.35 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THERESA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,354.29 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DIONE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $61,354.10 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, RICHARD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,354.08 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINI, CAROL ANN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.70 Date 01/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.70 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, JESSY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.70 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, PAMELA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.70 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANTHI-MAI, MYLOAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.70 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JANET Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.70 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, MARK S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,353.68 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome County Amount $61,353.46 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, ALISSA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,353.29 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEUSEN, JUNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,353.26 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESORMO, TRUDY R Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $61,353.16 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, MELANIE Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,352.57 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, LAUREEN E Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $61,352.43 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES-MORALES, LAWRENCE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,352.29 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, PAMELA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,351.61 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGARANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,351.46 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBINO, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $61,351.36 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GERALD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,350.98 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,350.69 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTOLA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,349.81 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Glens Falls Common Sd Amount $61,349.30 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CORDERA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,349.22 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, RYAN G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,349.19 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALEY, EILEEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,349.14 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LARRY N, JR Employer name Village of Altamont Amount $61,349.13 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LAURIE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,349.03 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MICHAEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,348.87 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, JORGE L Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $61,348.47 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOUGH, PHILLIP J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $61,348.37 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, KARYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,348.37 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKY, MICHAEL B Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,347.83 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, CAROL Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $61,347.61 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVETT, MARK W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,347.33 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, PATTI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,347.18 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, KRISTY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,346.79 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, WILLIAM M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,346.38 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, ANNMARIE R Employer name Erie County Amount $61,346.33 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARISA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,346.31 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDZY, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Amount $61,346.24 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, GEORGINA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,345.45 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $61,345.18 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS-SALIH, TRACY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,345.17 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ADAM J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,344.83 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHDORF, MATT C Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,344.73 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABICKI, SLAWOMIR Employer name Orange County Amount $61,344.54 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, DORMIKA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,344.49 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, PATRICIA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $61,344.36 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREXLER, ERIN L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $61,344.28 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENSON, CAROLYN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,343.80 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROCHELLE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,343.72 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPERMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $61,343.35 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, KELLI D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,343.34 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,342.90 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, VANESSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,342.69 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKFORD, KEVIN D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,342.37 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINTH, PRITPAL K Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $61,342.12 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WAYNE W Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $61,341.69 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,341.53 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARSKI, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $61,341.51 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAICHU, VINOO Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $61,341.26 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, MICHAEL A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,341.24 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JAMES E, II Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,341.17 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,341.03 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVETTIERE, EILIS M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $61,340.86 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,340.80 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, CHRISTINA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,340.48 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DAVID G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,340.14 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, MARGARET A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,339.89 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEY, CHAD M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $61,339.86 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNIK, JOHN W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,339.64 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECTOR, KYLE R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,339.60 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKNER, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,339.33 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,339.20 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUNA, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $61,339.09 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, DENNIS T Employer name Albany County Amount $61,338.90 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAK, PETER A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $61,338.76 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $61,338.48 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ROBERT C Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $61,338.44 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, NICHOLAS P Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $61,338.28 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DEVLIN M Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $61,338.22 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTANO, MARIELLA C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,337.95 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,337.93 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MEGAN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $61,337.49 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEROME D Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $61,337.33 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIU, CHING-CHUN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,337.21 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUSLIN, KRISTY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,337.20 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JOHN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,337.11 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDTEL, KENNETH H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,337.07 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GLENN A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $61,337.07 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABE, DONALD E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,337.02 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCHAN, LISA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,337.01 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SONYA Y Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,336.51 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTYIK, NANCY P Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $61,336.19 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JULIA A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $61,336.15 Date 12/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, FLORA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $61,336.04 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System