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 VALENTI, CHRISTI K Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIESS, SUSAN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,178.86 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, MARJORIE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,178.82 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLING, DREW R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,178.74 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEITH R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,178.08 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, DONNA G Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,176.50 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, FAWN MARIE Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,176.50 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALISON F Employer name Orange County Amount $59,176.22 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,176.20 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, DAVID T Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $59,176.14 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, CHRISTINE D Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,176.10 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRADE, SAMUEL A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $59,175.86 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLEET, DUSTI A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,175.79 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIAN, ERICA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,175.78 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLINGWORTH, SUSAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,175.76 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDEO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,175.70 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KELLY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $59,175.45 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONSON, CONNIE T Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $59,175.44 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTAIRE-DAVIS, BELINDA R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,175.10 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, STEVEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,174.76 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $59,174.69 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MATTHEW P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,174.59 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MEGAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,174.35 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCI, JULIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,173.92 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNYAK, MATTHEW B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,173.59 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GREGG E Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,173.43 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,173.43 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILCH, ERIC J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,173.43 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITWORTH, JOSHUA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,173.43 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORES, CAROL A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,173.36 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, MARY JANE Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $59,173.34 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, DIANE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $59,172.83 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFA, STEPHEN J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,172.34 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, BASIRAT ADEBISI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,171.98 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANZANO, ANTHONY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,171.29 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LINDA Employer name Erie County Amount $59,170.99 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHELLI, JEFFREY R Employer name Madison County Amount $59,170.86 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUDEK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $59,170.81 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIRO, DIOGO P Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $59,170.76 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, LYNN Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $59,170.66 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBERLET, MAUREEN A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $59,170.44 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, ANDREA D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,170.26 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMBAR, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,170.14 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DIONNEDREA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,170.09 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORELLI, DAVID A Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,170.06 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, BRUCE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,169.96 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CECILIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,169.89 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, BRANDON K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,169.75 Date 03/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DANIEL P Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $59,169.64 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, ANDRE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,169.01 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, HEATHER M Employer name Broome County Amount $59,168.97 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, DIOLY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,168.96 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,168.57 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIGUE, THOMAS M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,168.35 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENDER, WAYNE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,168.07 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHTONEN, JACKOP A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,168.05 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MATTIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $59,167.88 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURE, MACKENSY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,167.81 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, PENNY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,167.77 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE N Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $59,167.42 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEY, GUINEVERE K Employer name Crandall Library Amount $59,167.32 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ALICE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,167.25 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, LAURYN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,167.20 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, NICOLE Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $59,167.20 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUCILLE J Employer name Seneca County Amount $59,167.16 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,166.61 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRYSTAL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,166.44 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SUSEELA G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,166.31 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, ADAM M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,166.18 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADWELL, TRACEY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,166.17 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURACK, LAWRENCE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,166.04 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBROUCK, DONARD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,166.04 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPH W Employer name Yates County Amount $59,165.78 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,165.50 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SARA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,165.47 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DAVID J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $59,165.32 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERE, SCOTT D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $59,165.12 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLARINDE, JUMOKE PHILOMENA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,164.87 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNE, RANDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,164.70 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMET, JERRY Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,164.43 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, QINNI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,164.33 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, TRACEY A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $59,164.29 Date 12/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFARO, ANN MARIE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $59,163.93 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ROCIO Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,163.43 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, BRETT A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,163.34 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHL, DEBRA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,162.86 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, DARCEL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,162.84 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECKLE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $59,162.46 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, DINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,162.43 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAISS, ROBERT R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,162.33 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBY, KELLY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,161.82 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMANN, PAUL N Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,161.60 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANA R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,161.16 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBEL, ANNETTE S Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,161.14 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, ROCCO L, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,161.13 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBACKOFF, STANLEY J Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $59,160.99 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES D Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,160.84 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIFFA, RACHEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,160.25 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, HENRY Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $59,160.22 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MATTHEW G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,160.10 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System