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 PANZANELLA, JOHN Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $75,447.18 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORY, CHERIE A Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $75,446.98 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUENTE MARTINEZ, ZULEYKA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,446.84 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERYLL, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,446.79 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZINSKI, KIMBRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,446.64 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSENKO, NIKOLAI Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,446.57 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUPMAN, JOSHUA F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,446.31 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, WILLIAM J, III Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,446.30 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATINO, TIFFANY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,446.25 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRE, MARIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,446.04 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZIE, LISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,446.04 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJANO, BESSY G Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,446.04 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARCY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,445.84 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, LISA A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $75,445.23 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALOISIO, VIRGILIO Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $75,444.93 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LAUREN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,444.28 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, BARBARA A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $75,443.44 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANTHONY R Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $75,443.15 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $75,442.59 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCUCCI, PERRY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,442.50 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVELLO, MEAGHAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,442.49 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JAMES N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,442.33 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSLOW, WILLIAM A Employer name Albany County Amount $75,442.31 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, IRA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,442.28 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANELLO, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $75,441.52 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNER, DAVID Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $75,441.48 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, SUSAN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,441.22 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAIFE, DWAYNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,441.21 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEMER, JOANNE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,441.20 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, HEATHER G Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $75,440.58 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $75,440.30 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNELLO, JERRY G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,439.77 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSUNDAR, GAIL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,439.66 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,439.56 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, SANDRA L Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $75,439.39 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $75,439.11 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, ERIKA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,438.27 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, DAVID P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,438.17 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $75,438.06 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CELIA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,437.71 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUJUIN, JASMINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,437.47 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAMISE, DANIEL Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,437.42 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, SYLVESTER K Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,437.37 Date 12/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESHACK, OCHOA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,437.21 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $75,437.12 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOK, DAVID P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,436.21 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, ANNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,436.04 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, DOUGLAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,435.40 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANNON, JOSEPH Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $75,435.11 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Amount $75,435.04 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGA, JEREMY B Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,435.02 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTIGAN, DAWOOD B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $75,434.56 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLMAN, PATRICK M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,434.29 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, KRISTOPHER K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,433.93 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MATTHEW Employer name Columbia County Amount $75,433.88 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKOWSKI, GREG A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,433.82 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, XAVIER J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,433.81 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPFLER, ERIC V Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,432.88 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, ABRAHAM K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,432.82 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, LAUREN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,432.73 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROBERT J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,432.69 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, GWENDOLYN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,432.25 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PASQUALE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $75,432.12 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, RYAN T Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $75,432.02 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEK, DANIEL D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,432.02 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMES, FELICIA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,432.02 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, KATINA N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,432.02 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURETTE, JULIA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,432.02 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALISME, JOAM Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREKET, DAPHNE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORICH, EMILY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, MICHAEL T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, SARAH E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, JUSTIN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTAS, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENSTEIN, CHLOE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEIROS, DANIELLE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CHRISTINE G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, KARL M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, TIMOTHY B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,432.02 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,432.00 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, GUY J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $75,432.00 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, LARENNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,431.81 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, NATALIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,431.78 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $75,431.55 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUCA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,431.13 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELL, BRIAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $75,430.95 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,430.90 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBKE, ERIC J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,430.35 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYM, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,430.31 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,429.80 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, DAVID P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $75,429.68 Date 06/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMIO, IVAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,429.12 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, MATTHEW A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $75,428.98 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTRO, ROBERT T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,428.07 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, PETER J Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $75,427.94 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DOMINICK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,427.82 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOINSKI, KENDRA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,427.76 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System