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 GREFFRATH, WILLIAM J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,493.86 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $55,493.73 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO-GRECO, DARIA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,493.03 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, KEL R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,492.73 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKE, LEANDER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,492.57 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, SUZANNE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,492.36 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, GEORGE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,492.02 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTINGALE, DIANE E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,491.83 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LAUREN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,491.79 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWORTH, DAWN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,491.65 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, MARK N Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,491.60 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANDREW T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,491.31 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ROBERT L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,490.97 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETTERICH, JANE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,490.90 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,490.89 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $55,490.75 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNE, PHYLLIS I Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $55,490.70 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,490.45 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOTA, TINA L Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $55,490.27 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, DONALD W Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,490.14 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MARK R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $55,490.02 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTENOPE, MARIO P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $55,489.79 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, ANGELA B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,489.64 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, STEVEN W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,489.51 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICCIARELLI, WILLIAM V, JR Employer name Village of St Johnsville Amount $55,488.98 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, NYAH B Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $55,488.62 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,488.42 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRAS, MARIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,488.36 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLERKUPP, TENNO W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,487.79 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLSTEAD, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,487.63 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSGAARD, HELENE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,487.30 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, DAVID A Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,487.20 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTICK, OLIVIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,486.66 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, LISHA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,486.61 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Broome County Amount $55,486.41 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,486.12 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHL, MIRIAM Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,486.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, ELAINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,485.91 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, NICOLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,485.76 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO, MONICA A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $55,485.57 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $55,485.33 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LEONARDO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $55,485.30 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, KISHUANA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,485.07 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, RICHARD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,485.06 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URUCHIMA, LAUREN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,484.96 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANNE-MARIE F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,484.87 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $55,484.77 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, THOMAS M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,484.42 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, SYLVIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $55,484.36 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,484.15 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON BEST, NOELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,484.05 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOUX, JOHN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,483.96 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAN, BRUCE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $55,483.22 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, CAROL A Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $55,483.13 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JASON E Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,482.96 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANNETTE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,482.95 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLA, DANIEL M Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $55,482.90 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KENNETH N Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $55,482.81 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNIS-MARTIN, LUCIA O Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $55,482.79 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPERANCE, JEFF E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,482.69 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ANTHONY Employer name Albany County Amount $55,482.61 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, TRAVIS A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,482.48 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECROFT, DONALD A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,482.32 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSELLS, RICHARD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,482.26 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, DELLA Employer name Orange County Amount $55,481.58 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDON, YSMELDA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $55,481.58 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, SUSAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,481.34 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, MAIRA V Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $55,481.08 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAVNICKY, RUDOLPH W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $55,481.01 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KATHY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,480.98 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAQUIZA, PHYLLIS Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,480.85 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, PANKAJ J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,480.64 Date 12/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAGARATNAM, ANPALAGAN Employer name Erie County Amount $55,480.58 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, JACQUELYN A Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,480.52 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANGELA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,480.31 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANTHONY T Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $55,480.17 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, RICHARD M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $55,480.10 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, DEBORAH E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,480.08 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Hillsdale Amount $55,479.14 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, CAROLYN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $55,479.04 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGSBEE, JOEL T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,478.94 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, JOYCE M Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $55,478.50 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHASTITY Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,478.37 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRYAN R Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $55,478.21 Date 10/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWAY, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $55,478.17 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER S Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $55,478.05 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, MARY PAT Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,477.54 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESI, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,477.47 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, KARON B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,477.37 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL-ROBINSON, WANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,477.29 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ABBRACCIO, JOHN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,477.28 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIGIO, SAMANTHA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,477.21 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, BREAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,477.02 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TAMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,476.53 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, CARLA M, MRS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,475.90 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, MARTIN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $55,475.90 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, VALERIE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,475.79 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $55,475.35 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, ROBERT F, III Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,475.25 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, ANDREW L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,475.01 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System