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 YANZA, JOSE R Employer name Town of Somers Amount $60,384.23 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,384.06 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, ANTHONY D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,384.03 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, WILSON, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,383.91 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, MARY ANN Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $60,383.71 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, KEVIN G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,383.69 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDARI, VIRGINIA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,383.33 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, WAYNE C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,382.90 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARK G Employer name Eden CSD Amount $60,382.82 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, TIFFANY M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,382.64 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $60,382.61 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPIOROWSKI, JOLANTA B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,382.14 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, AMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,382.09 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBINS, JAMES I, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,381.75 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLIN, THOMAS C Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $60,381.60 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, CARIM Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,380.46 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NANCY E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $60,380.26 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDA, LINDA Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $60,380.21 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEGOKE, ADEDAMOLA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $60,380.02 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, LEAH M Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,380.01 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMROCK, PRISCILLA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,379.85 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, LYNETTE A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $60,379.58 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTHIER, VICKI J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $60,379.58 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKAITIS, EILEEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, DEBORAH L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, ANGELA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDON, CINDY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, NANCY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHIRO, MARGARET M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 11/16/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA-RAPPAZZO, RAEANN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, REBECCA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, GRETA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, CHRISTINE B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRUN, MICHELE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, DIANE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, JULIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TAMI D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MELISSA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERGAS, SUE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, COLLEEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWAGENEN, TAMMY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDY, NANETTE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROLANDA P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEND, SALLY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCERZAK, DEBORAH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNASH, LINDA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TERESA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHOLDI, BARBARA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETT, LISA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, SUSAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, ROBIN G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOOK, ANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, FAITH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, DENISE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JOLYNN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, DONNA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROXANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDEL, BARBARA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIK, HELEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, TERRI B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI BUTTI, GAIL M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, MELISSA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SANDRA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, LAURIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, JEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVO, KAREN T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, CHERYL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEY, SHEILA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, ANTHONY H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, CYNTHIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPCICH, MICHELLE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DEBORAH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, CATHY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, DIANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,379.58 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MARY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,379.21 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, JOANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,379.18 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, BRIAN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $60,379.06 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSCH, KATHLEEN M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $60,378.94 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, ANTHONY M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,378.69 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, DALE R R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,378.57 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELESKI, KAREN Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $60,378.48 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALAN J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $60,378.39 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALSKI, KERRI B Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,378.17 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRIS, DIETRICH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,378.15 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, JAY E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $60,377.73 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALKA, KAREN R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $60,377.68 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUWENBERG, DAN R Employer name Village of Newark Amount $60,377.39 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, JEAN C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $60,377.38 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TAMMY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,377.22 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, JEFFREY S Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $60,377.18 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, HILDA F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,377.00 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, INGRID Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,376.93 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,376.89 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, JAMES R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,376.47 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, ANESTA N Employer name Education Department Amount $60,376.07 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ELENA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,375.99 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System