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 CANELL, JO-AN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,450.50 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DELSA I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,450.50 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, TITIAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,450.50 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, REGAN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,450.50 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, SHARON L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,450.50 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,450.50 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, STACYLYN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,450.50 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODUEK, EILEEN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,450.50 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JEFFREY T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,450.18 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGA, JEREMY B Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,450.17 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, JEAN M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,449.75 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLIN, EDWARD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,449.73 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPKA, CURT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $67,449.29 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, BRIAN D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,449.29 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANI, BRUNO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,449.19 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISNER, PAIGE D Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $67,449.12 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MATTHEW J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,449.08 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCROFF, JOANNE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,448.53 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELINO, ANGELA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,448.17 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKOWSKI, JASON P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,448.17 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, ROBERT Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,448.17 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, DIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,448.17 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, KATHERINE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,448.03 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, PAMELA J Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $67,447.90 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, DAVID P Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $67,447.63 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JILL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,447.58 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, BRIDGET A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,447.38 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, KISHA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $67,446.70 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, SEAN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,446.57 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, EURYDICE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,446.29 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, DARCY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,445.49 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,445.44 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIUREK, MADELINE C Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $67,445.04 Date 10/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, LYNNANN Employer name Sound Beach Fire District Amount $67,445.04 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, MARCO B Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,444.94 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILSON, IMMACULA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,444.59 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,444.57 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,444.41 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATT, SANDRA L Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $67,444.27 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, MARK F Employer name City of Corning Amount $67,443.90 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALZARINE, THOMAS V Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,442.87 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, ANNETTE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,442.28 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, VALERIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $67,442.23 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, BENJAMIN H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,442.23 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHOTAL, JEAN F Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,442.14 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIE, THOMAS E, SR Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $67,441.98 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIALSKI, TODD D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,441.96 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENFORST, JOANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,441.66 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERT, EDITH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,441.66 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, RICHARD K, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,441.29 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSACK, MARLENE Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $67,441.24 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $67,441.03 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JOHN Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,440.96 Date 03/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULCON, ANGELA K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,440.18 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, GARY L Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $67,440.00 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DOUGLAS W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,439.88 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, EDWARD N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LINDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, KARIE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFALIELLO, MICHELE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MERRY ELLEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNARD, BARBARA P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, JOYCE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOWSKI, KIM M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PATRICIA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLINGA, ROSE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 02/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON-LYLE KATHERINE, A H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINAGEL, ELIZABETH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI-SMITH, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CHARLENE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,439.84 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, TERESA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,439.84 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MICHELE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, APRIL M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, SUZANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 11/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDELBERGER, VICKI M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARIE N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLMAN, SALLY B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, HELENA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANDREA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, JANET L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,439.84 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, SUSAN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,439.54 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON AHNEN, ANDREA J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $67,439.19 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MARCIA C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $67,439.16 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, RUTH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,439.06 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, JEAN W Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,438.92 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNER, SHAUN D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,438.55 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $67,438.04 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROL, JASON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,437.85 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELODY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,437.66 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,437.12 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DANIEL R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $67,437.07 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, MICHAEL P Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $67,437.06 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $67,436.26 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, DAVID J Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,436.17 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ANJEANETTE M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $67,436.01 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, JANE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,435.99 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System