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 STEPHENSON, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,391.52 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWERS, DARRELL G Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,391.05 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABARES, SANIJE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,390.98 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD O'LEARY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $56,390.87 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, PATRICIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,390.43 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NORMAN R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $56,390.26 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FALCE, DONNA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,389.79 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIXEIRA, KIM S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,389.65 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELONIA, KELLY F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,389.53 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOADI, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $56,389.33 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COREY, MICHAEL T Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $56,389.19 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,389.10 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGACKI, LINDA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $56,388.91 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRICH, DAVID R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,388.72 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, ROGER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,388.65 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTO, TIFFANY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,388.53 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSLINGER, KEVIN M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $56,388.51 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, BENJAMIN A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $56,388.44 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOZA, MARLO M Employer name Warren County Amount $56,388.34 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, CLINTON L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,388.34 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,388.01 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTICE, MELINDA J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $56,387.50 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBLIN, LYNDONNA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $56,387.47 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOREK, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $56,387.36 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANGER, WAYNE T, JR Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $56,387.32 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, SHANE M Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $56,387.01 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,386.50 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,386.27 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRERI, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,386.13 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONITSKI, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,385.84 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RICHARD D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,385.73 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORIS, MILTON A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,384.85 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, LAUREN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,384.69 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, ERIC R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $56,384.69 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MEEGAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,384.54 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, SHEILA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,384.09 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, BRIAN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,383.95 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVLAN, MARGARET E Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $56,383.87 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKWINE, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $56,383.80 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIN K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $56,383.51 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYREK, JEANNE J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $56,383.40 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $56,383.33 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, MICHELLE G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,383.31 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, ALLAN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,383.30 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $56,383.24 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, JEFFREY R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $56,383.18 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MAVIS M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,383.13 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, MARK S Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $56,383.09 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAW, LUCINDA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $56,383.06 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MIKO E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $56,382.81 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELC, MARK A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $56,382.80 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHINA, KATHLEEN M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $56,382.70 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, JESSICA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,382.49 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACTI, ERIC S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $56,382.24 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, SANDRA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,382.06 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRINZI, RYAN E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,381.96 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, STANLEY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,381.76 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, ROBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,381.69 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, AMANDA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,381.67 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHARLES M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,381.65 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MATTHEW H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $56,381.58 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPONE, JANET Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $56,381.53 Date 07/27/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRBACH, TIMOTHY Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $56,381.28 Date 07/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, LUIS E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $56,381.14 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANE, ANTHONY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,381.09 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALULIMA, ISABEL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,381.01 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, SALVATORE J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,380.40 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $56,379.96 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, TYRONE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,379.90 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASCOLI, BARBARA C Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $56,379.66 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, LAURA J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $56,379.19 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, JOHN R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,379.00 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACERES, RUBEN D Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,378.97 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, LUCINDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,378.97 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $56,378.88 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JANICE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $56,378.85 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHERRIE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,377.01 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, REBECCA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,377.00 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,376.82 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, JAMES M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,376.64 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ADAM W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $56,376.56 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORLIER, ELAINE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,376.45 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEROPAN, ANDREA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,376.36 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, DEBORAH M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $56,376.32 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDYNSKI, RAYMOND J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,375.96 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARK J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,375.85 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, LUIS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,375.71 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNEY, TERESA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,375.60 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,375.37 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, E KEVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,375.32 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANCE, TYRONE G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $56,374.93 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL K Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $56,374.87 Date 08/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, SALVATORE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,374.81 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLADEK, JONATHAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,374.78 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ARLENE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $56,374.03 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS-BRISKY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,373.97 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, LAURIE E Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $56,373.96 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLO, MAIRA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,373.74 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,373.60 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWS, JOHN K, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $56,373.58 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System