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 O'CONNELL, WENDY Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $61,206.51 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, UZETTE S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,206.21 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, NATHANIEL D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $61,205.68 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, CAROLE L Employer name Education Department Amount $61,205.24 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, CHRISTINA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,205.10 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN R Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $61,204.77 Date 06/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LORI A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,204.76 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, LORI B Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $61,204.72 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, NATHAN C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,204.23 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURKO, BRITTANY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,203.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERNISIE, MARTIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,203.74 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,203.70 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,203.70 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDL, BEVERLEE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,203.70 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMIKA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,203.40 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, JOANMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,203.40 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JESSICA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,203.01 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO, FRANK A Employer name Albany County Amount $61,202.76 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ORLANDO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,202.68 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, QUINN K Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,202.14 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAIL L Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,201.93 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEE, BENJAMIN D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $61,201.83 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, WALTER H Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $61,201.83 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIROCHNIK, ALLEN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,201.78 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAGE, ENRICO N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,201.72 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMIN, LEANNE R S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,201.69 Date 09/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, TAKEO I Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $61,201.67 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLENBURG, DONALD P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $61,201.34 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILICHOSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $61,200.74 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,200.61 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SUSANNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $61,200.14 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, PATRICK S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,200.11 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OELCHER, JESSICA E Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $61,199.38 Date 12/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEESON, MICHAEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $61,199.34 Date 10/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTZ, RICHARD T Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $61,199.32 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, CAROL B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,199.19 Date 08/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, ANNE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,199.13 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY-RAO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $61,199.08 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAADEN, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,199.05 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ASHLEY B Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,198.99 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DEBORAH Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $61,198.61 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIGIEL, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,198.49 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TEDDY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,198.45 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANDREW L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $61,198.27 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAR, KENNETH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,198.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMABILE, MARK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,197.61 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, MICHELE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,197.25 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RENE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,197.25 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, MARIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,197.25 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE-FARLEY, THERESA A Employer name Education Department Amount $61,197.15 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYETTE, STEVEN W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,196.82 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, ELIZABETH K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $61,196.61 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANALLI, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $61,196.34 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,196.30 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOAN M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $61,196.07 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBROUGH, REGINA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $61,195.65 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLIVEIRA, JOSE Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,195.18 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, AARON T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,195.08 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, TERRY D Employer name Erie County Amount $61,195.07 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NICOLA, BRENDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,195.02 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLTON, ELAINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,195.02 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPINO, KRISTIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,195.02 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, LIZA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $61,194.95 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ELLEN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,194.87 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAD, PAUL W Employer name Town of Canadice Amount $61,194.77 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACENCIA, MARIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,194.68 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILONE, BELKIS Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $61,194.68 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, TARA R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $61,194.68 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,194.64 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANOWICZ, PAUL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,194.51 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, ELIZABETH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,194.49 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, RANDAL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,194.45 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINAN, AMY JO Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,194.41 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, JUSTIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,194.40 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKA, SALIMOTA IYABODE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,194.39 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAISZ, RAYMOND M Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $61,194.09 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, ALBERT M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,194.04 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN P Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $61,193.86 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $61,193.76 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCOO, GWENDOLYN C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,193.38 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLI, DOINA Employer name Orange County Amount $61,193.28 Date 06/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, BRENDA S Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $61,193.07 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHUYA, KOTHESA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,193.04 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISON-PAUL, HILARY Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $61,192.96 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDIN, JONATHAN D Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $61,192.75 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, LEON Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,191.85 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, STEVEN-RICHARD E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $61,191.79 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, ROBIN P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,191.72 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONECIPHER, ALLAN H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,191.44 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, ROBERT M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,191.22 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENTZ, DAWN C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,191.15 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, SHANTEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,191.14 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ALBERT C Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $61,191.13 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, DAVID A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $61,190.78 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, GEORGE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,190.65 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Broome County Amount $61,190.35 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SIMON P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,190.17 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUCHA, VANDANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,190.11 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DIANE S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,189.79 Date 04/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEKER, CAROL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,189.62 Date 06/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System