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 SIEGRIST, PETER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, JACEK M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANCE-RIVERA, AMY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, JOSEPHUS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 08/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEMARK, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, RANDY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, BRUCE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WAYNE S, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,383.31 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, LAURA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,382.95 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GREGORY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,382.34 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUCHUCA, JOSE G Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $77,382.24 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RYAN E Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $77,381.99 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUSER, MARTIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,381.96 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, BRIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,381.20 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, TONIA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,380.41 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACK, GAYLE L Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $77,380.20 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, GEORGE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $77,380.17 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, PAUL R, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,379.56 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, LORIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,379.30 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, KATHLEEN P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,379.15 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECEK, MITCHELL R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $77,379.03 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYPALUK, AMANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,378.77 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNOCENT, KASSANDRE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,378.73 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, BRETT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,378.57 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, JOSHUA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,377.95 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GLENDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,377.61 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DEBRA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $77,377.59 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONNIE, KIRSTEN C Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $77,376.95 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, WILLIE E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $77,376.58 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, BRANDIS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,376.45 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUALE, JOANNE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,376.20 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEEKO, MARC A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,375.70 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, MARC Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,375.43 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARK D, SR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $77,375.42 Date 01/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,375.38 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,375.29 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASCONI, JEFFERY M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,374.85 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, MICHELLE Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,374.34 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEICK, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,374.00 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CARMELA R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,373.35 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALENCHERRY, MATTHEW Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,373.11 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, DUOUVIL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $77,373.06 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELHADO, CHERRYL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,372.80 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCHER, DAVID S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $77,372.62 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAMMATO, JAMES Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $77,372.35 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, DEAN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,372.16 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,371.37 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JEREMIAH B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,371.01 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT, THOMAS D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,370.71 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,370.17 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGAN-WILLIAMS, KAIISHA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $77,370.08 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Orange County Amount $77,369.98 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULINSKI, ALEXIS M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,369.63 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,369.46 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICI, LUKE A, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,368.63 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, AMY L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $77,368.59 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, BRIAN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,368.52 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LORI L Employer name Education Department Amount $77,368.43 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAUX, RAYMOND V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,368.25 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESNEL, DALE W, JR Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $77,368.12 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, CLAUDIA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,367.80 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CHARLES D Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $77,367.73 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, NANCY J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $77,367.63 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDHU, BABU S Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,366.43 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPAN, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,366.35 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATMAN, DARRELL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,366.23 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, ROBERT G Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $77,366.00 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, GREG C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,365.96 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SORBO, VINCENT P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $77,365.61 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WAYNE P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $77,365.35 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHAEL P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,365.34 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, PATRICK M Employer name Albany County Amount $77,365.28 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SALLY ANNE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,365.24 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,365.21 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TERRY F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,365.14 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISO, HELEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,364.68 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANO, TOMMASO M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $77,364.45 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,364.35 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMADESSO, STEPHANIE C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,364.08 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHA, KELLI D Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $77,364.02 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTULA, JAMES J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,364.01 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, DALE W Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $77,363.76 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNEN, TERENCE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $77,363.72 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JIN Q Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,363.63 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, MARY V Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,362.82 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, LINDA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,362.67 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, XIOMARA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,362.52 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARUCCI, LESLIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,362.32 Date 11/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, RUCIEN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,361.62 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, TERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,361.62 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,361.51 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZ, JOHN G Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $77,361.51 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, AMANDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,361.12 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $77,361.10 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, RICHARD W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $77,360.82 Date 10/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,360.57 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODIA, PATRICK M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $77,360.22 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRANOVICS, CHARLES M Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,360.21 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System