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 MARTIN, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVELLI, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ADIS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, IRENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CONNIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANNIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,703.40 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, LAWRENCE S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $60,703.36 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIC, SRDJAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,703.21 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFF, ROBERT J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,703.20 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,702.87 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVDOULOS, JAMES J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,702.46 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, RACHEL A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,702.32 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA, PETER A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $60,702.27 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, JOHN D Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $60,701.70 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICHS, SUZANNE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,701.65 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEY, GRETCHEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,701.46 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZA, JUDITH Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $60,701.36 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILAIRE-ROY, MARC Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,700.79 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, AISHA M Employer name Education Department Amount $60,700.61 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROZZOLO, SUSAN M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $60,700.14 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, WILLIAM B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,699.80 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETLA, HAROLD G, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,699.06 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARY ELLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,699.06 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, KRISTINA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,699.05 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, TINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,698.68 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHOTAL, JEREMY M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,698.66 Date 09/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SHON, JAMIE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,698.45 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MIGDALIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,697.59 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSBAND, JOSHUA C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $60,697.23 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,697.20 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JOHN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,696.71 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,696.65 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABY, ROBERT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,695.84 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIELLE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,695.59 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, REGINA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $60,695.48 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENGER, RICHARD J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,695.30 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $60,694.90 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, STEVEN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,694.82 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,694.75 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAVELA, KAREN G Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $60,694.72 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, IVAN A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $60,694.65 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNEKER, KYRA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,694.62 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVOROVENKO, LUDMILA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,694.15 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ROY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,694.13 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, MARK A Employer name Saratoga County Water Auth Amount $60,693.93 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MEGAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,693.78 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, WILLIAM D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $60,693.67 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, ANN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $60,693.66 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, GAYLE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,693.63 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, DASHAND L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,693.40 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABLOTNY, DAVID S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,693.22 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUKAITIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $60,692.67 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDLICH, JOHN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,692.39 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, SYLVIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,692.35 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRISHA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,692.13 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, KEELY M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $60,692.09 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $60,691.71 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOTHE, RYAN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,691.70 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVO, ALYSE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,691.66 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, JAMES A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,691.17 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WENDY P Employer name Rosendale Library Amount $60,690.89 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTSET, MARGARET A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $60,690.88 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEVERDI, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,690.63 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDERGREN, RAYMOND W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,690.61 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,690.07 Date 07/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMAN, DENNISON G Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $60,689.87 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, MARCUS T Employer name City of Middletown Amount $60,689.64 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANGAS, CIARA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $60,689.27 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETT, DAVID C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,689.19 Date 11/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASEK, PATRICIA M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,688.94 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $60,688.81 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDRON, GWYNETH Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $60,688.76 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, LAURA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,688.74 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEL, CONSTANCE C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,688.71 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, MICHAEL W Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,688.39 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY-COLANERI, ANGIE L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $60,687.64 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRING, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,687.55 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,687.17 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $60,687.11 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, THERESA A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $60,687.00 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MARIE L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,686.90 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, THERESA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,686.38 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHAEL J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $60,685.62 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENK, JOHN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,685.46 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZIELSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,685.44 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDEA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,685.29 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $60,685.25 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, THERESA M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $60,685.17 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACRES, DIANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,685.16 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELKER, PATRICK B Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $60,684.98 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMACCA, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $60,684.91 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZON-WALTERS, NANCY Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $60,684.74 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULOWITZKI, ALLEN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,684.53 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, DANIEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,684.34 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOHN W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $60,684.14 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIERI, DOREEN M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $60,684.05 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CHRISTINA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,683.97 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,683.83 Date 04/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ROBERTO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,683.80 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System