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 LEPORE, STANLEY R Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $76,108.78 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, ANGEL M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,108.61 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADRICK, DANIEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,106.74 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VERONICA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,106.63 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES P Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,106.51 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, SHAINA D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $76,105.89 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZINKAI-WALSH, SHARON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,105.79 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANO, ANNE MARIE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $76,105.52 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DEBORAH E Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $76,105.51 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, MARTIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,105.21 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JARED Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,105.03 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DENISE M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $76,104.88 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRZERA, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,104.49 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, MOSES Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $76,104.29 Date 03/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, JAMES G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,104.03 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BRIAN Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $76,104.02 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAGIOVANNI, ELAINE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $76,104.00 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JAMES M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $76,103.89 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPETTI, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,103.82 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANO, DAVID J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,103.44 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, TIMOTHY N Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $76,102.84 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBROCK, HIEDI E Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $76,102.61 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $76,102.33 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, ALEX I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,101.81 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEROTH, KIMBERLY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,101.65 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCEY, JULIANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,101.62 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KEHMISHA K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,101.19 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, ANDREW G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $76,101.16 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, HOLLY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,100.35 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, AMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,099.91 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALINOTI, JAMES R Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $76,099.75 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEPLES, KEVIN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $76,099.74 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEL, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,099.44 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ERIN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,099.39 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, NICOLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,099.10 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CINTIA V Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,098.90 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JOANN Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $76,098.81 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, MARYANN Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $76,098.61 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FRANCISCO Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,098.51 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSENIS, RUSSELL D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,098.48 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,098.30 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, STEVEN B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,097.72 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, MARY K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,097.54 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTLING, THOMAS E Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $76,097.20 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINGTON, SIOBAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,097.02 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,096.41 Date 01/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEIS, LISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,095.52 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULVIN, MARGARET M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,095.27 Date 11/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, DANIEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,095.14 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, MEGHAN L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,095.08 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNON, ARLENE B Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $76,094.97 Date 10/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,094.50 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZAN, ESTHER K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,094.40 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, DAISHAWN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,094.33 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBELT, RUSSELL W, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,093.29 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZBURG, DARA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $76,093.16 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, JONATHAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $76,093.15 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGREAVES, KENNETH S Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $76,092.91 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,092.82 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LAWRENCE J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,092.67 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSON, PATRICK S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,092.42 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DAWN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,092.24 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DINA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $76,092.22 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Malone Amount $76,091.93 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, WENDY L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $76,091.74 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,091.72 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNA, ROGER L Employer name Erie County Amount $76,091.48 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, RICHARD N, JR Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $76,091.03 Date 12/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALIA, MELISSA R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $76,090.98 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, SHARON D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $76,090.57 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICARI, SCOTT V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,090.08 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPAGNONE, ANGELA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $76,089.97 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRITTANY D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $76,089.97 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDIELLO, MARGHERITE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,089.97 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATA, ELIZABETH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, TERRY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SHARON A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSAMA, FABIENNE F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZAJA, LUISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALZ, JANINE K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLACCI, DOROTHY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, VALERIE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, CAROL M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,089.97 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, DEBORAH A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $76,089.96 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, RACHEL C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,089.94 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDA, ANDREW D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,089.90 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROBARDIERE, LINDA S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,088.95 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADAN, ABDUL MUHAIMIN Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,088.87 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER-BRANNER, KRISTEN G Employer name Herkimer County Amount $76,088.36 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLE ANN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $76,088.17 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, KELLY M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $76,088.14 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERMAIN, BRADLEY R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,087.29 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MARK E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,087.29 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVERICK, JOHN C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,086.97 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARY L Employer name City of Olean Amount $76,086.86 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, BRIAN Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,086.86 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASI, HECTOR A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,086.02 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ROBERT Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,086.02 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISKI, STEPHEN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,085.86 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, NICKY Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $76,085.64 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System