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 ROBINSON, SARAH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,420.00 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DONALD F, JR Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $59,420.00 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WENDY A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $59,420.00 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,420.00 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN-ROULLIER, PAULINE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,420.00 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASEN, MARIANNE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,420.00 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUPIL, DEBRA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,420.00 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIACHIARETTA, JANET L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,420.00 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, ANNETTE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,420.00 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, LISA M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $59,419.69 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, ROBERT L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,419.50 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CLARE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,419.26 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STEVEN P Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $59,418.93 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESGROSIELLIER-RYON, JO ANN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,418.87 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, RAMON A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,418.86 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZUK, KRYSTYNA E Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $59,418.70 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYSTON, JODI L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $59,418.68 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLO, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,418.37 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTE, MARIA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,418.16 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, ANNE M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $59,418.10 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCIALDI, SALLY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,418.02 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFNER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $59,417.80 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, ELAINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,417.63 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,417.24 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLERCIO, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $59,417.10 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, DORIS M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,416.65 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, SANDRA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,416.19 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, J MARTIN Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $59,416.00 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,415.78 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JANIS R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,415.75 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHRIG, BRADLEY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,415.70 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JEANNE F Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,415.69 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, EVAN E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,415.67 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CARMEN R Employer name Orange County Amount $59,415.60 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKPOKPO, BENAEBI C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,415.49 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, ALLEN H Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $59,415.46 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBERTON, JOSEPH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,415.13 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KAREN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,414.95 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, MARCIA R Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $59,414.82 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERNACKI, STEVEN M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,414.70 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILE, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $59,414.68 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLVIN, DONALD S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $59,414.30 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,414.15 Date 08/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLEBUYCK, VIVIANE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,413.80 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, STEVEN M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $59,413.58 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNING, ROBERT S Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $59,413.23 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LILIANA Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $59,413.16 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOK, DAVID W Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $59,413.11 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, AGNES Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,412.82 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Judges Amount $59,412.68 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTRUM, RYAN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,412.23 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANVIER, LUCIENNE B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,412.04 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, CRAIG J Employer name Albany County Amount $59,412.02 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENY, ERIKA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,411.97 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,411.60 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RONALD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,411.43 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONICK, JACQUELYN R Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $59,411.41 Date 05/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, LEWIS A Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,411.39 Date 08/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, JAMES M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $59,411.30 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, GWEN Employer name Erie County Amount $59,410.88 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,410.83 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, TRAVIS J Employer name Madison County Amount $59,410.45 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALVAITIS, RICHARD W Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $59,410.08 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARBEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $59,410.00 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,409.91 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DAVID M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,409.83 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUESSLER, MIRIAM A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,409.83 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, KELLY S Employer name Franklin County Amount $59,409.60 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AANERUD, THOMAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,409.47 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALYSON B Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,409.38 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MATILDE Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $59,409.33 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, KATHERINE T Employer name Town of Massena Amount $59,409.16 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONMILLER, SHAWN T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,408.98 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRING, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,408.83 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGEN, VALERIE M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,408.78 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, DENISE M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,408.78 Date 07/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, PATRICIA J Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $59,408.73 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,408.72 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, JEFFERY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,408.68 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPP, MICHAEL J Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $59,408.54 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,408.31 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, BEI LEI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,408.20 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERO, DUANE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,408.05 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LAWRENCE E Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $59,408.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, BERNARDO Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,407.90 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAK, ANGELICA L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $59,407.83 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CRUZ Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $59,407.74 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JUDY A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $59,407.55 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DAVID, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,407.41 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, WILLIAM C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,407.30 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCE, STEPHEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,407.27 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,407.10 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, SUSAN Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $59,406.95 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILPIN, SEAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,406.91 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, DEANNA L Employer name Albany County Amount $59,406.91 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JOHNNY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,406.85 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY R Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $59,406.25 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLSBURY, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $59,406.00 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,405.96 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, ROBERT P Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,405.96 Date 04/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System