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 ROSS, KELLEE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,386.32 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHARON L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $85,386.31 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-GERVAIS, KATHY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,386.14 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEUSEN, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Cortland Amount $85,385.72 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, EARL E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $85,385.24 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSOON, MILTON Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,385.24 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,385.23 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DESTINY Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $85,384.99 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $85,384.90 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,384.70 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Albany County Amount $85,384.56 Date 02/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JULIO, GREGORY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $85,384.39 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, BRADY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,384.30 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANI, JOHN Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $85,384.06 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGEL, PAUL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,383.91 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILACQUA, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,383.43 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $85,383.21 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTESON, DIANE L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $85,383.08 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLAUCKAS, EDIE S Employer name Education Department Amount $85,382.80 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZEL, JEAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $85,382.80 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, VICTORIA Employer name Education Department Amount $85,382.80 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, SANDRA L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $85,382.13 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CAROLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,382.09 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEFFREY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,382.02 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, LINO A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,381.98 Date 12/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLBROCK, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,381.58 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $85,381.54 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $85,381.51 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKKY, ERIC W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,380.80 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGUEGLIA, CATERINA P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,380.46 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,379.78 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, ANGELA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,379.78 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHEED, DONNA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,379.54 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, ROBERT S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,379.40 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, WILLIAM Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,379.39 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DARIO A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,379.39 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MARK K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,379.35 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, WALTER S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,379.27 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,378.48 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSAH, SAMUEL O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $85,378.07 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, KYLE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $85,378.02 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DOUGLAS JAMES Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,378.00 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICALIZZI, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rye Amount $85,377.82 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, COLETTE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,377.39 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,377.14 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RIVA S Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $85,377.01 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTHAUSEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,376.53 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFF, CYNTHIA M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $85,376.23 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, JOHN B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $85,375.53 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARNEY, DONNA M Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $85,375.47 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, RYAN C Employer name Broome County Amount $85,375.46 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KEVIN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,375.11 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ERIC B Employer name City of Utica Amount $85,374.63 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLINA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,373.89 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHER, CAROL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,373.81 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVELLA, ALEXANDRA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,373.21 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, LISA M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $85,373.12 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIVENGO, TOBY Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,372.87 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, DANIEL E Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $85,372.01 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,371.63 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALETEL, STACEY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,371.37 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, NADIA Employer name Education Department Amount $85,371.06 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINKOWSKI, DANIEL D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,370.91 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KATHLEEN K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $85,370.88 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBARE, MOSES A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,369.72 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,369.19 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,369.07 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGLIONE, JOHN P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $85,369.00 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BARBARA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,369.00 Date 02/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES-WARREN, ELOISE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,368.94 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIANNI, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,368.91 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COONS, CHRISTINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,368.74 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, ROBERT C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,368.74 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, ROBERT Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $85,368.48 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHSE, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,368.30 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSENMEYER, DANIEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,368.16 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, LEETHA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $85,368.13 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RODERICK Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $85,368.07 Date 09/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPANO, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,368.01 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENICK, AMY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,367.92 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, LEE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,367.61 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KANE, PETER J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,367.35 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, GEORGE D Employer name Orange County Amount $85,367.27 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, TODD Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,367.16 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CAROL A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $85,367.16 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVEIRO, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,367.05 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANGELA J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,366.49 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEIKATA, ADAM R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $85,366.35 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, ROBERTO C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $85,365.53 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHMED, ASHIF Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,365.44 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,365.35 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,364.79 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $85,364.63 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELLY, DONNA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $85,364.23 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKO, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,363.71 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, SHAUN T Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $85,363.66 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,362.94 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLEY, ALBERT F Employer name Albany County Amount $85,362.58 Date 06/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JEFFREY G Employer name Albany County Amount $85,362.54 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMER, EVAN R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $85,362.29 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System