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 ARLT, MEILISA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $60,237.58 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSOT, STEVEN H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,236.85 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, DIANE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $60,236.57 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LINNETT J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,236.41 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBROKE, DOREEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,236.41 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLEWSKI, DENISE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,236.41 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,236.41 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEIREDO, JOHN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,236.37 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ANTHONY P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,236.36 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,236.18 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMMOND, LAURA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,235.95 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ADAM F Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,235.73 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAS, DAVID J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $60,235.50 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHOOTEN, TAMARA L Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $60,235.09 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LYNNE N Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $60,234.98 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, ROGESTA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $60,234.88 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, KEVIN S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,234.84 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,234.83 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, SEVERIN M Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $60,234.46 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWETEN, VALERIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,234.35 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $60,234.28 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, EDWIN R Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,234.26 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTI, RONALD A Employer name Village of Albion Amount $60,234.24 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITTINGER, PATRICIA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $60,234.00 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALA, RUDINA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,233.86 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGWALD, JESSIE J Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $60,233.55 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, KATHLEEN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,233.53 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASANI, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,233.21 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RAYMOND J Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $60,232.77 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $60,232.65 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, RENE W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,232.59 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, VINCENT A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $60,232.05 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, MEGAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,232.03 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNY, SEAN B Employer name Erie County Amount $60,231.68 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHANEQUA T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,231.08 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, HEATHER M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,231.06 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, SCOTT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,230.95 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANK L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $60,230.83 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO'N, SALVADOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,230.79 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ARTHUR A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $60,230.76 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, AXEL Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,230.68 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, GREGORY L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $60,230.14 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,229.83 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAKOUROS, SCOTT A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $60,229.70 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, IVAN H Employer name City of Olean Amount $60,229.34 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, TROY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,229.23 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, ROBERT A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $60,229.12 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAIME S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,229.10 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACERES, OSIRIS A Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,229.07 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, DELFIDA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,229.07 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, KATHRYN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,229.07 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, AARON D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,229.06 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,229.05 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KRYSTAL M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,229.05 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, TRACI Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,229.02 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKICKI, MATTHEW C Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,228.94 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, ARNOLD E Employer name Town of Webster Amount $60,228.69 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOSCHIK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $60,228.68 Date 10/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGGONER, ELIZABETH J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $60,228.39 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERISIER, NORMA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,228.28 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MARY V Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $60,227.99 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JONATHAN Employer name Erie County Amount $60,227.97 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, EDWARD B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,227.93 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEOSIAN, MATTHEW L Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,227.83 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROIG, ANTONIETTA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,227.80 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,227.76 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, LIAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,227.37 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEAPLE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $60,226.72 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARUFI, LYNN F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,226.62 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, MATTHEW W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,225.88 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRY, PATRICK T Employer name Erie County Amount $60,225.68 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASCO, FRANK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,225.63 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,225.54 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, NANCY E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,225.47 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ZORICKA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,225.20 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOTH, DAVID Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,225.18 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ROSE ELLEN M Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $60,224.91 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CESAR R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,224.74 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, ALVIN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,224.65 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, PETER J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $60,224.03 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,223.92 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, JAIME M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $60,223.63 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMINSTER, JASON M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $60,223.54 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTZ, TAMARAH R Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $60,223.49 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, HELEN L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $60,223.14 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVOLTA, DAMIEN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,223.13 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,222.78 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKS, RONALD R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,222.19 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, WILFREDO Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,221.97 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DEBORAH B Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,221.68 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNERT, JEREMY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,221.56 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AGGIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,221.34 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN FRANCOIS, NAOMIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,221.11 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, ALVIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,220.96 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JORDANA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,220.94 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHMANSKI, PETER C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,220.31 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KAREN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,220.30 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,220.23 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JESSICA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $60,219.97 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, ELIZABETH P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $60,219.44 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System