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 RIVERA, LORIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,375.46 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,375.05 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN D Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,375.04 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, SUSAN T Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $57,374.96 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, JEREMY W Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,374.96 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, JUSTIN P Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $57,374.81 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLACONO, GRACE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,374.48 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPERT, LIEBA Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,374.21 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHAY, EVON Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $57,374.07 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, DONNA M Employer name Tully CSD Amount $57,374.05 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVETT, SILONG G Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $57,373.33 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLICK, DIANE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $57,373.02 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZARA, CYNTHIA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,372.91 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, MARCIA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,372.61 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALZADA, PEDRO J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,372.49 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARY ANN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,372.41 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOWAKA, RHONDA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,372.07 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, REBECCA A Employer name Yates County Amount $57,371.92 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZAWI, DAUD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,371.73 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYDER, BRITTANY N Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,371.62 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKASIEWICZ, MARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,371.46 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHANNA, LISA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,370.35 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LINDSEY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,370.17 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, ERIK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,370.05 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, SUSAN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,369.67 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, RONALD E Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,369.60 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBURN, LORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,368.98 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKOLETOS, LAUREN Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $57,368.92 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGUILLOW, ALEXI N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,368.90 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, JOSEPH K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,368.77 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JEFFREY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,368.36 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, DARCEY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,368.27 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, COLLEEN A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $57,368.21 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICIA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,368.13 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, LUANN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $57,368.08 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, NANCY A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $57,367.88 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPO, JOHN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,367.79 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, AMY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,367.57 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESSLEE, JESSE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,367.43 Date 01/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, PEGGY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,367.20 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $57,366.86 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERDT, JEFFREY R Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $57,366.39 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARMONTE, BRANDON S Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $57,366.37 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEONARDO, LOUIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,366.31 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DONNA L Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $57,365.85 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, JOSEPH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,365.83 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WILLIAM R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,365.72 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,365.70 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, IRVING Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $57,365.69 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SELVA, SUSAN E Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $57,365.65 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,365.15 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGNER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,365.10 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERS, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,365.08 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, TRAVIS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,364.98 Date 12/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, LINDA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,364.84 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ALLEN C, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,364.77 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $57,364.62 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SAMUEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,364.61 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODWAY, JAMES E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,364.44 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE-FURLONG, SHIRLEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,364.40 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SCOTTIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,364.27 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JORGE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,364.24 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $57,364.07 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLINER, BRIAN Employer name Erie County Amount $57,364.03 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKUTCHERSON, RAMONA L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $57,363.93 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, DUANE Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $57,363.77 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $57,363.76 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KENNETH M Employer name Erie County Amount $57,363.75 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKOW, DAVID R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $57,363.71 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, JUDITH M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,363.66 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, AMINAH K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,363.23 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICHER, CRAIG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,363.23 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, GUILLERMO R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,363.16 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,363.03 Date 01/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, JOHN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,362.99 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, ROBERT J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,362.76 Date 03/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, AMANDA GAIL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,362.23 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRITTANY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,362.14 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERE, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,362.07 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, DANIEL G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $57,361.72 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBUJA, GUSTAVO Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,361.63 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, ROSARIO C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $57,361.08 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONTZ, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,360.97 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, LAWRENCE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,360.82 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFALZGRAF, CHARLES A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,360.80 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, DORINDA E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $57,360.59 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, CLAUDIA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,360.51 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KENNETH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,360.21 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, JOY M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,360.06 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, HOLLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,359.89 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $57,359.85 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOREEN A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $57,359.85 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, FRANCES M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,359.68 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CANIO, JACQUELINE Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $57,359.48 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $57,359.47 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANDY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,358.57 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, AUDRA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,358.56 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICILIONI, DAWN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,358.55 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, LISA B Employer name Washington County Amount $57,358.38 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, SUSAN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,358.37 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System