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 IMMEL, LORI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,031.36 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, EMILIA L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,031.34 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, HEIDI Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,031.30 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, MICHAEL Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $58,030.99 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, FRANK Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,030.98 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN-HURDLE, JAMALA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,030.86 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, QASIM U Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,030.75 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JOSEPH A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,030.74 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ERIC C Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $58,030.24 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, DAVID N Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,030.11 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LANCE E Employer name City of Troy Amount $58,029.96 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, LINDSEY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,029.94 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSEPHINE Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $58,029.72 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JEFFREY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,029.68 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $58,029.52 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $58,029.39 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUE, JEREMY R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $58,029.24 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, DANA C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,029.14 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNELLO, THERESA M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $58,029.04 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, MICHELE M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $58,029.04 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DIANE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $58,029.04 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMOVYCH, OLEKSANDRA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,028.76 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,028.57 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGIA, CATHERINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,028.56 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,028.56 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOTTE, SHEILA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,028.56 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VIRGINIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,028.56 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANCHEFF, GREGORY T Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $58,028.56 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, KEVIN M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $58,028.47 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, JAMES F, JR Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $58,027.99 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RICKY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,027.87 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATCHER-HARRIS, DANIELLE T Employer name Erie County Amount $58,027.75 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DESHAWN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,027.68 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,027.55 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, GREGG E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,027.22 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLICK, DIANE M Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $58,026.98 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,026.91 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, CAROLYN A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,026.50 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, JUDY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,026.05 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIELE, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $58,025.65 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MAUREEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $58,025.54 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, LESLIE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,025.46 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, DANIEL J Employer name Wading River Fire District Amount $58,025.30 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, BRIAN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,025.22 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHELIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,024.90 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,024.90 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOZZY, MARGARET A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,024.70 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DONALD L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,024.67 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $58,024.64 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SARA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,024.47 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATELEY, STEVEN A Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $58,024.33 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,024.17 Date 10/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DEBRA J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $58,024.12 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LEO J Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,024.07 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,024.05 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELIJAH S Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,023.91 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, TRAVIS W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,023.80 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOPOULOS, PHYLLIS Employer name Town of Southold Amount $58,023.68 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, JAY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,023.51 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, PATRICK J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $58,023.45 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $58,022.91 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOHN J Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $58,022.75 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAIVE, LARRY P Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,022.69 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIUBA, ZENON R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $58,022.63 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYSZEWSKI, PAUL J, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,022.44 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,022.36 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, DEBORAH K Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $58,022.30 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, CRYSTAL M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $58,022.20 Date 11/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLE, BRIAN C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,022.03 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCERO, VINCENT J Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,021.87 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, LORENDA Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,021.87 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUNTHALA, ALICE Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,021.87 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, ROSE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,021.80 Date 09/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,021.80 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOONAN, THOMAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,021.62 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JAMES F Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,021.60 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH K Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,021.60 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, SHEILEEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,021.60 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, KAREN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,021.58 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZENRATER, MICHAEL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,021.54 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, RITA R Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $58,021.46 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,021.16 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, PETER W Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,021.14 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, NICOLA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,020.37 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELBY, JOSEPH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,020.33 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, BRANDON E Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $58,020.29 Date 06/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIAK, RODNEY J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $58,020.28 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,020.05 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, KENNETH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,019.96 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANNIE P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,019.91 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, TUANH T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,019.83 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARITEAU, MAURICE J Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $58,019.81 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,019.70 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Islandia Amount $58,019.50 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIN, ALEXANDER J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $58,019.07 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLIN, JEANETTE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,018.96 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Olive Amount $58,018.32 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, JOHN P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $58,017.82 Date 09/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, CARMEN J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,017.58 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, JEAN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,017.38 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System