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 RIVAS, TYLER H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $76,639.23 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROBERT J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,639.13 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNICELLO-THOMPSON, ANGELA K Employer name City of Utica Amount $76,639.11 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, TODD G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,638.74 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTEAT, CRISTA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,638.72 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GAIL E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,638.12 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARILYN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,638.06 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, CARLTON W, II Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,638.03 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, BEN A Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $76,637.77 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONAS, KEVIN C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $76,637.50 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,637.45 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNGHINO, RICHARD P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,637.20 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSAYANDE, EGBERANMWEN SHEILA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,635.95 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICANO CHALMERS, TRACY L Employer name Erie County Amount $76,635.93 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JESSICA L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $76,635.93 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, EDSON O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,635.58 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,634.49 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETRINO, MAUREEN Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $76,634.22 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER E Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $76,633.69 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DONNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,633.38 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KEYANA B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,633.32 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Putnam County Amount $76,633.02 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIDIN, SWARSAT Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $76,632.46 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $76,632.42 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSNESS, NANCI Employer name Office of General Services Amount $76,631.95 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, TARYN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,631.16 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JUSTIN J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,630.07 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNO, MICHAEL Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $76,629.97 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAZWINSKI, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,629.89 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHLASKO, MARGARET M Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,629.52 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEWER, ASHLEY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,629.16 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, RUSSELL P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $76,629.14 Date 07/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JAMES E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,628.53 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,627.88 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIA, DONALD T Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $76,627.79 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, REYNOLD S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,627.37 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDALE, JOANNE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,627.10 Date 12/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, LINDA E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $76,627.08 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KAREN A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $76,627.08 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, DANIEL J Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $76,626.96 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIO, JAMES A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,626.79 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZE, KIEYA F Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $76,626.70 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, JOHN L Employer name Village of Webster Amount $76,626.57 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, DONATO M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $76,625.87 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, STEPHANIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,625.06 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDON, THOMAS J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $76,624.82 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TARA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,624.76 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CONNIE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,624.52 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RICHARD B Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,624.24 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,624.02 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, THOMAS P Employer name Erie County Amount $76,623.99 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $76,623.54 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, TREVOR J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,623.38 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVER, STEVEN G Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,622.81 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRILL, DANIEL M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $76,622.75 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, ROBERT M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,622.57 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, HUDSON S Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,622.33 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,622.07 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESSNER, MICHAEL H Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $76,622.07 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $76,621.56 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CURT S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,621.47 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHER, JAMIE N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,621.36 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIACCO, NICHOLAS Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $76,621.30 Date 03/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, CHRISTINA E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $76,621.12 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GREGORY T Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $76,621.11 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDO, MICHELE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,620.87 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, MICHELLE A Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $76,620.58 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFKIN, KEVIN H Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $76,620.42 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIVALIOTIS, MARINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,620.40 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEONA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,620.40 Date 11/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARCIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,620.40 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMES, GEORGE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $76,620.15 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,619.89 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, FRANCES S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,619.60 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,619.08 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, DYLAN R Employer name Village of Alfred Amount $76,619.06 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHARON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,618.72 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEMAR, DENISE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,618.43 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, SAMUEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,618.16 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKNER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,618.08 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLGERT, ELVA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,617.20 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZEL, MARK S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $76,617.17 Date 05/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, ALPHONSE M Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $76,616.52 Date 07/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KAREN E Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,616.43 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, ROBERT T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,615.66 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, BRADLEY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,614.78 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILISAUSKAS, STEPHEN J, II Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,614.56 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PATRICK J Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $76,614.45 Date 11/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, JEFFREY S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,614.42 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIOLSI, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,614.18 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERRILL, JAHAD Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,614.07 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, GLENDA MARIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,613.94 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, EVELYN Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,613.93 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMENTO, ROBERT Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,613.75 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, JACQUELINE D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,613.29 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, TAMARA G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,612.67 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, SHARON B Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $76,612.15 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINI, PETER Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $76,611.61 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SARAH E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,611.42 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, MOLLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,610.90 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System