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 O'DONNELL, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,636.17 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, ANN MARIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $75,635.72 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPONE, J ANTHONY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,635.71 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTRIERE, SAMANTHA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,635.55 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, BRANDON P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,635.48 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MELISSA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,635.45 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUGEL, RAYMOND P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,635.21 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLY, DANIEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,635.07 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, ANEIRY Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,634.70 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MATHEW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $75,634.28 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $75,633.96 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SCOTT F Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $75,633.87 Date 09/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARCY, STEPHEN A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $75,633.85 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, GLORIA J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $75,633.64 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAZZO, ANTHONY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,633.33 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $75,632.89 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SELENA M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,632.88 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, PHILLIP E, III Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $75,632.70 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPA, SIMION Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $75,632.60 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVARGIDZE, JENNA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,632.50 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOIVIN, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $75,632.49 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDA, KEVIN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,632.46 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARTIN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,631.93 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEHER, PAUL T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,631.38 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, FRANK L Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $75,631.19 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMROWSKI, RAYMOND M Employer name Orange County Amount $75,630.91 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, NORA K Employer name Allegany County Amount $75,630.68 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFF, JONATHAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,630.28 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCUR, ARREL W Employer name Albany County Amount $75,630.16 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,630.06 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, SHAWN T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,629.53 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LAUREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,628.89 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAUL, DEBORAH M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $75,628.85 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, MARK E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,628.81 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JASON Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,628.77 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACHO, NANCY Employer name Education Department Amount $75,628.49 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WILLIAM J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $75,628.28 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, HELEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,628.00 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOWARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $75,627.45 Date 07/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKOWSKI, KELLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,627.10 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, CLYDE J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,626.44 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, KYLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,624.59 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFF, AFTABADEEN M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $75,624.54 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $75,624.33 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $75,624.12 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNA, LORI ANN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $75,624.00 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, JO ANN Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $75,623.77 Date 04/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ADAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,623.63 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, JONATHAN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,623.31 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEVERN, BRIAN Employer name Albany County Amount $75,622.80 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, MAUREEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,621.31 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCHINI, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $75,620.89 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMERS, PHILIP T Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $75,620.67 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ANTHONY G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,620.54 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, DIANE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,620.40 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, JENNA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $75,619.58 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHARLENE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,619.30 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $75,619.29 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON-WRIGHT, CHARLENE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,619.10 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, JENNIFER A Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,618.95 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY-DAVID, ALICIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,617.71 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIRAKIS, DIMITRI W Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,617.52 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALUTIS-MALLORY, SUSIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,616.51 Date 05/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, DAWN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,615.65 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYNOT, PHILIP A Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $75,615.44 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, PAUL D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $75,615.07 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, PATRICK D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $75,614.96 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,614.69 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLI, MARK D Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $75,614.35 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXLEY, MELISSA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,613.74 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZETTA, ANDREW V Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $75,612.82 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULTAGGIO, PASQUALE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $75,612.35 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, SHAWN E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $75,612.28 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BERNELL O Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,612.21 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, CAROL P Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $75,612.20 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGEMAN, ARNOLD M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,611.85 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,610.95 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHARON Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,610.91 Date 11/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, JASON A Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $75,610.70 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANESE, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $75,610.43 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,610.24 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAERZ, LORIANN M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $75,610.18 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,609.74 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTA, JAGADEESH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,609.69 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,609.53 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNOTTA, ROSA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $75,609.22 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, TINA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,608.66 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSBY, MALCOLM R, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,608.50 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGGIANO, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,607.87 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROBERT I, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,607.87 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LA WANNA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,607.47 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, GREGORY M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $75,607.15 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKO, JERROD J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $75,606.90 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTLIEB, AMY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,606.57 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, LYNN M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $75,606.15 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBAR, MAURA ELISA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $75,605.81 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KIMBERLY G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $75,605.73 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBS, JAMES A Employer name Broome County Amount $75,605.47 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, PHILIP B Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $75,605.12 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BEENAROY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,605.03 Date 04/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System