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 SULLIVAN, RYAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,140.51 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FAUL, BRENDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,140.36 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLISSIO, GINA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $59,140.03 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, KATHRYN E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $59,140.01 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, ROBERT C Employer name Broome County Amount $59,139.13 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LON D Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $59,138.87 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, MELISSA K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,138.81 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHAYLA T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,138.74 Date 10/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, TAMMY L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $59,138.53 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, GREGORY G Employer name Genesee Finger Lks Reg Plan Bd Amount $59,138.46 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, BEVERELY ANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,138.35 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, GARY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,138.22 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,138.17 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $59,138.04 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, JAMIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,137.97 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTE, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,137.32 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERO, KRYSTAL L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,137.20 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MICHELLE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,137.13 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNARO, MARIO Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,137.11 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, GEORGE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,136.78 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTO, STEPHANIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,136.74 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CODY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,136.72 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MALLORY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,136.66 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPERE, RALPH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,136.62 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIKIABO, BENJAMIN O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,136.50 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MICHAEL A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,136.06 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGELSKI, ADAM J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,135.97 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, PETER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,135.61 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVY, LISA Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,135.56 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ADELAIDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,135.48 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, PEARLINE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,135.15 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBE, THERESA A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $59,134.90 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBY, GREGG A Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $59,134.88 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, ANNE J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,134.87 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRUN, RUDY Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,134.69 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, REGINA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,134.64 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUKER, KATHERINE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,134.58 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, BENJAMIN J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,134.23 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBECK, JILL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $59,133.97 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIANO, DAWN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,133.71 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, JESSICA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,133.55 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,133.29 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DARRLYN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,133.15 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SAWMYA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,132.80 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWPORT, MARK C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,132.75 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLITTO, NICHOLAS F, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $59,132.56 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEBIANCO, MICHAEL, IV Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,132.41 Date 03/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JULIA P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,132.40 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, JONATHAN D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $59,132.18 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,132.15 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, TANYA L Employer name Greene County Amount $59,132.05 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYGANT, MICHAEL A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,132.02 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWARIKA, AVINESH R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,132.00 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, MARK E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,131.97 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,131.67 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KEITH F Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,131.61 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANAR, MELISSA S Employer name Orleans County Amount $59,131.10 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWSEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $59,131.07 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, BASHEBA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,130.53 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, BARBARA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,130.43 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS O'KEEFE, HELEN Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,129.97 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADASZEWSKI, GERALDINE F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,129.79 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JONATHAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,129.66 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, JENNY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,129.18 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLONKOWSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $59,127.54 Date 05/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SEAN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,127.49 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, GERARD P Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $59,127.14 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISILEWICH, DIANE D Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,127.06 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTZ, SARAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,127.00 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT W Employer name Erie County Amount $59,126.53 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROHA, PAULA Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $59,126.52 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, DAVID I Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,126.46 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, LENA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,126.39 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONTEN, TENZIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,126.33 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,126.31 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATRA, THEODORE Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $59,126.03 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZULKOFSKE, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,125.98 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, MICHELLE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $59,125.71 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, VANESSA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,125.28 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTOWER, CAMILLE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,125.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UYGUR, KEMALETTIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,125.04 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOW, SUSAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,124.92 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, ROSEMARY Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $59,124.72 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, MARY P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,124.65 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLSTER, SLOAN J Employer name Village of Malone Amount $59,124.63 Date 09/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAJOTTE, REYNOLD N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,124.60 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, KELLY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,123.90 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JACQUELINE Y Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,123.80 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, RICHARD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,123.67 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, RACHEL E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,123.49 Date 04/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,123.34 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, GREGORY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,122.84 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, KAREN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,122.76 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOSCO, BARBARA Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $59,122.62 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRENDAN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $59,122.62 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, STACI E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $59,122.62 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKO, CAROLYN A Employer name Town of Southport Amount $59,122.56 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERT, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $59,122.27 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KATHERINE M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $59,122.06 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWHORNE, JODIE M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $59,122.01 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System