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 SOLTIS, KRISTA L Employer name Broome County Amount $75,899.40 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, PATTIANNE Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $75,898.86 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DONALD C, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,898.79 Date 06/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, ROBERT E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,897.66 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARIO M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $75,897.48 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,897.21 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDIVIGLIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,897.19 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, KIANI S Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,897.12 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRIKSEN, MARK D Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $75,897.10 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, LACEY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,896.63 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKHORST, VERONICA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,896.30 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVES, ELLEN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $75,896.09 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,895.91 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURACK, MARY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,895.63 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS-GLOVER, LEECIA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $75,895.35 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, ANTHONY M Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $75,894.67 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYWARA, REGINA S Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $75,894.64 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,893.93 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTREPO, RUBEN D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $75,893.87 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHAWN M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,893.02 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILTEOR, JEAN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,892.93 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $75,892.60 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, SANDRA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,892.18 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JULIE Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,891.95 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,891.52 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARCHIAPONE, MARIE ANN E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $75,891.42 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ONSZELLA H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,891.34 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,891.26 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, JOHN T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,890.41 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, BENJAMIN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,890.33 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DEVIN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,890.19 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINS, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,890.02 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDRON, AMBROSE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,888.99 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEL, TANEKA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,888.98 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $75,888.65 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, PAULINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,887.46 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDI, KEVIN Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,887.28 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITHER, FREDRICK Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $75,887.25 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI, GENE L, JR Employer name Village of Chester Amount $75,887.13 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEITH, KAREN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,886.61 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBLENDORIO, SUZANNE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,886.59 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $75,886.04 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMARELLA, VITO Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,885.90 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARGAMENT, PATRICIA E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,885.88 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, HOLLY C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $75,885.59 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, SANDRA J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $75,885.39 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMALO, CHARLES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,884.39 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBAGALLO, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $75,884.37 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSALO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,884.28 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIO, WILLIAM A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,883.52 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, ANNA DESSY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,883.33 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, TUSHI-ROSHNI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,883.33 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, ROBERT C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,883.22 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, KEITH E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,883.21 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, MARJORIE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,882.66 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOEN, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,882.11 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, NICOLE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,882.09 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, PATRICK S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,881.79 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBERT J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,881.79 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,881.56 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTEN, SOHIR A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,881.13 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $75,880.79 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBURTUS, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,880.76 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,880.57 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMINGER, KEITH F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,879.97 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERILLA, THOMAS A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,879.75 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BOBBY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $75,879.75 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRASZEWSKI, DENNIS S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,879.59 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGROVEJO, KLEVER M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $75,879.36 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN W Employer name Erie County Amount $75,879.28 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISER, NOAH S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,879.27 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, ROBERTO Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $75,879.17 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JOHN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,879.15 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,879.14 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, CHRIS T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,878.48 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYEA, STEVEN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,877.94 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUZ, EVELYN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,877.18 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MEREDITH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,876.96 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, JUSTIN R Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $75,876.89 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASSIC, NESTOR Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $75,876.86 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDBERG, GAIL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,876.66 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, KELLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,876.51 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIM, KELLY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,876.01 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, BRADLEY H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,875.92 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, GARY A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $75,875.80 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, BRANDY L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $75,875.79 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNINGS, RAYMOND A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,874.87 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINKWART, NANCY E Employer name Allegany County Amount $75,874.83 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MELISSA J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $75,874.65 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, PAULINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,874.63 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTHE, SPENCER L Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $75,874.56 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DENNIS M, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $75,874.53 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLARDINI, ANN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,874.42 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MALIK H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,874.23 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $75,874.16 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAUGH, KATHERINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,874.08 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETSCHAUER, GARY Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $75,873.80 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMINARO, STEPHEN P, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,873.64 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, JERROD S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,873.24 Date 08/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $75,873.19 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System