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 MANFREDI, DEBBIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,562.74 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRING, BRICE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $80,562.67 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, DEBRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,562.56 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGMAN, ROBERT N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,562.44 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, GEORGE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,562.17 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, EDMUND D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,562.17 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISCA, MATTHEW V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,562.17 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, RITA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,562.17 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOE MICHAEL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,561.95 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEZZA, MICHAEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $80,561.66 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLHAUCK, JOHN F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,561.14 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CORINNE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,561.07 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAAD, JOSEPH G Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,560.55 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFULCO, VALERIE A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $80,560.19 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, PARUL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,559.86 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLSSON-BAIRD, ANN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,559.10 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,558.96 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JUDITH C Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $80,558.40 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $80,557.46 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LY, EL-HADJI M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,557.13 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, EDWARD R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,557.07 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKNER, CATHERINE P Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $80,556.70 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,556.27 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENING, BRETT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,555.74 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, NEAL A Employer name Putnam County Amount $80,554.79 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORI, ANGELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,554.48 Date 12/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCALCATERRA, LAURA Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,554.40 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, RICHARD E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,553.94 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOJEK, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $80,553.87 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEITZ, GERARD A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,553.40 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, ERIC D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,552.40 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARABEE, PAMELA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,551.33 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPELLI, ANTHONY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,551.33 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, ERIC D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $80,550.82 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STILLUFSEN, KATHY-ELLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,550.42 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JEANETTE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,549.92 Date 12/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAK, MARIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,549.89 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCI, FAY E Employer name Orange County Amount $80,549.86 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SEAN F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,549.41 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, OSCAR R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $80,548.94 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, LIZETTE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,548.57 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVLIN, ALBERT C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,548.28 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $80,548.03 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIGHT, GERALDINE J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $80,547.76 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDNER, SCOTT E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,547.01 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBILIA, ZACHARY T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,546.69 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, JOHN W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,546.50 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLACZ, DAVID T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,546.38 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, STEVEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $80,546.27 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, JAMES M Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $80,546.26 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JASON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,546.18 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, RANDY Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $80,545.11 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JEFFREY LEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,544.56 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $80,544.35 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, THOMAS B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,544.20 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEMAN, DESSIE-ANN D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $80,544.03 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVERA, MARIO A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $80,543.46 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SOLOMON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,543.37 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, SAMUEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $80,542.72 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPIN, THEODORE W, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $80,542.05 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KEVIN P Employer name Albany County Amount $80,541.94 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUTT, JAMES R Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $80,541.59 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JAMES P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,541.46 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BERNADETTE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,541.43 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,541.07 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENOLIKAR, SHIVANI S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,540.70 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNITE, ANTONIO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,540.48 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNETT, BONNIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,540.47 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSAVIDIS, NATALIE Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $80,540.45 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNEY, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Evans Amount $80,540.16 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, GAIL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,540.14 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, EMILY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,540.05 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVINO, JAMES P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,539.37 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, LISA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,538.21 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $80,537.75 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, IONE A Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $80,537.71 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLERSTEIN, WILLIAM R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $80,537.70 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, GAIL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $80,537.64 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHGALL, DONALD J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,537.56 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, VERELLE J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,537.50 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW-TAYLOR, BEVERLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,537.04 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, TEVINDER Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,537.04 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, EVAN R Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,537.02 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, KENNETH R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $80,536.95 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, MARY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,536.69 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, ERIN K Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $80,536.64 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, YSBEL C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,536.41 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULOVA, SVETLANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,536.28 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJO, MARK A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,535.90 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEATS, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.30 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DANIELLE H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,534.10 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, FRANCIS, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,534.03 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSEK, DIANNE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $80,533.93 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLOCK, DERIS L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,533.24 Date 03/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SHARESE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,532.95 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, MATTHEW A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,532.19 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MAMADOU D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,531.96 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZA, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $80,531.92 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,531.58 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREMO, JEFFREY S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,531.48 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System