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 WILBOURN, KARYN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,622.52 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,622.34 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, MELANIE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,622.07 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOPOULOS, DAVID A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $59,622.07 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, JEANNE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,622.00 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFENBACHER, RAY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,621.95 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, JASON W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,621.77 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, HOLLY P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,621.72 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MITCHELL R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $59,621.48 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DENNISE J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,621.39 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,621.28 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JEFFERY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,621.06 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FRANK F Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,620.76 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNECKI, JULIE Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $59,620.52 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SCOTT P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,620.29 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,620.05 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, LARRY I Employer name Village of Massena Amount $59,620.01 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNTUNEN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,619.92 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, GEORGE W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,619.65 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUIS, SHARON Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,619.65 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AUDREY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,619.58 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANDREA, KATHERINE A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $59,619.20 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLCZYNSKI, SHERRY K Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,619.04 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, BRIAN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,618.99 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $59,618.96 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINE, SHARI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,618.90 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAR, KIM M Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $59,618.72 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLES, THOMAS E Employer name Seneca County Amount $59,618.63 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, TIMOTHY M, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,618.42 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVI, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,618.04 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CORNELIUS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,618.00 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RICKY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,617.16 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BEVERLY E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,617.16 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, REBECCA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,617.06 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUSAN Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $59,617.00 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, RAMFIS Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $59,616.86 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENIG, GREGG Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $59,616.67 Date 03/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINA, LAURETTA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $59,615.88 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCZARSKI, WAYNE J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,615.59 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANNE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,615.51 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DIANE M Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $59,615.43 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $59,615.00 Date 12/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARRINI, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Kent Amount $59,614.79 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LAKESHA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,614.20 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARI, RACHEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,614.08 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLA, MARIA E Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $59,613.96 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUSIENSKI, JAMES M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,613.92 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JORGE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,613.62 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REGINA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,613.56 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPA, DANIEL A, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,613.45 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, KULIKA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,613.00 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, PRISCILLA A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $59,612.99 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGETEAU, SHERYL A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,612.72 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, LISA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,612.48 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,612.01 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TOMMY Employer name Erie County Amount $59,611.66 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGEAO, PETER D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,611.36 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, SHAWN A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $59,611.11 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CAROLYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,611.04 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA-FARRUGIA, TERRI-ANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,611.04 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ROBERT R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,610.86 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, DIANA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,610.86 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRESTHA, TARAK Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,610.86 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDU, SIMONA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,610.86 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMAR, MOSTAFA Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $59,610.73 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DEBRA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,610.26 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMOLE, ROBERT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,610.03 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, JANET M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,609.75 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GREGORY G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,609.67 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCHASE, GENIVE K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,609.51 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGORENKO, NATALIYA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,609.19 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, ANDREW J Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,609.17 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULCHANSKI, KELLY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,608.98 Date 01/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, LAWRENCE D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,608.87 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, YAHVE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,608.81 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, LETHISHA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $59,608.59 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBULO, ALEXA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,608.54 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKES, TINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,608.44 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, MARIE C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,608.44 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUFF, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $59,608.09 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEICH, PHYLLIS A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $59,607.96 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAULFUSS, JASON S Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $59,607.71 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, NEIL R Employer name Albany County Amount $59,607.70 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, RICHARD W Employer name Erie County Amount $59,607.60 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CATHY A Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $59,607.36 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $59,607.26 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLING, WENDY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $59,607.20 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPO, GEORGE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,607.18 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTEDRA, MARIA ROSA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,606.36 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $59,606.10 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIX, GERARD J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,605.91 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCONE, ADAM L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,605.47 Date 11/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,604.88 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN E Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $59,604.87 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIBEL, BRYAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,604.49 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, TINA E Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $59,604.28 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILE, WENDY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,604.05 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNALES, ROBERT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHRY, YOUSAF L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUANG, ANN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System