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 CARPINELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $56,623.00 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDER, ALISON B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,622.87 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIGHAM, LORRAINE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,622.79 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANAHAN, JULIE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,622.78 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROBERT A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $56,622.70 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, RYAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,622.60 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFANGER, RICHARD G Employer name Allegany County Amount $56,622.55 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, EDWARD E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,622.50 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLAN, DONALD M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $56,622.37 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWNE, SUSAN F Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,622.15 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RYAN L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $56,621.99 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSANI, FREYDOON Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,621.55 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLITTO, TARA I Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $56,621.46 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANALO, DENNIS R Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $56,621.40 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LINDA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,621.25 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GREGORY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,621.19 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHERRI L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $56,621.00 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEDGER, ALEXANDER T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $56,620.84 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, CHARLENE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,620.82 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $56,620.69 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEELEY, KATRINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,620.56 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MARLON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,620.46 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, STEPHEN J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,620.35 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGONZAGUE, BONNIE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,620.08 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KENNETH H Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $56,619.85 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, STEVEN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,619.61 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $56,619.47 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,619.33 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,619.28 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $56,619.06 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, NICOLE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,618.62 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARYELLEN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $56,617.89 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESS, JASON J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,617.69 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANS, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,617.51 Date 03/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGHETTI, LISA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,617.00 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ANN MARIE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,617.00 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LYNN MARIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,616.99 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, KYLE D Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $56,616.93 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KIMBERLY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,616.91 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, DONNA MARIE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,616.58 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERGREN, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,616.35 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, JENNIFER L Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $56,616.20 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,616.15 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSEN, NICHOLLE S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,615.87 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $56,615.56 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TODD J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,615.14 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, ADAM G Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,615.09 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, DEBRA E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $56,614.89 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACY Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $56,614.61 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MONICA S Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $56,614.30 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOLT, RICHELLE L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,614.06 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBORAH A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $56,614.06 Date 11/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PETER T Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $56,613.97 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOE, ROBERT A Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,613.93 Date 01/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROSA E Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $56,613.77 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN-DAVIDSON, MARY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,613.46 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,612.61 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $56,611.90 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KATHLEEN B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,611.86 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, HECTOR L, JR Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,611.51 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, SHERIN Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $56,611.51 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, GAIL L Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $56,611.48 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KAREN D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,611.46 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEMANN, DARLENE J Employer name Erie County Amount $56,611.22 Date 05/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREY, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,611.16 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERT, SALEH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,611.16 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGU, CARMEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,611.16 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKELS, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,611.16 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZAWICH, PHILIPPA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,611.16 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ERIK M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $56,611.11 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, STEVEN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,611.10 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, TERRI L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,611.07 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKCZIS, JOHN W Employer name Schuyler County Amount $56,610.90 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DEON Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,610.85 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, TRACY R Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $56,610.43 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, JEFFREY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,610.36 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, ARSHIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,610.32 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, GEOFFREY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,610.07 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NATHAN P Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,609.95 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, PETER A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $56,609.95 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, JONNIE L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,609.72 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, DARREN R Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $56,609.68 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, DEBRA J Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $56,609.59 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANNANTE, RICHARD M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $56,609.46 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $56,609.05 Date 03/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAZIANI, PARIS F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $56,608.48 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,608.45 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CORINNE J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $56,608.00 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCINICH, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,607.98 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NYNETTE Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $56,607.93 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, KRISTA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,607.85 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, CHRYSTNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,607.82 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIATO, MATTHEW Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $56,607.74 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY N Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,607.46 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIO, NICHOLAS T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,607.38 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,607.18 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORROCKS, JOHN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,606.97 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON, JAMES R Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,606.55 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAN, DAVID J Employer name Village of Canton Amount $56,606.53 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, ALVIN L Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $56,606.30 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System