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 ZULUAGA, SANDRA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,130.39 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CHALY'CE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,130.30 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, YAJAIRA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,129.63 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANTHONY M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,129.26 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALWITZ, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,129.19 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, GRACE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,128.61 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, PAUL A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,128.46 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, BRIAN E, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $75,128.20 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, KIM MARIE Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,128.18 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JANET M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,127.87 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER-BALDWIN, BONNIE L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $75,127.78 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,127.30 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, PATRICIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,127.07 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC INTYRE, TREVOR G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,126.79 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPERI, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,126.24 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGE, THOMAS R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,125.98 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERBENZ, ROSEMARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,125.39 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOEL A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $75,124.00 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARY, MARK A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,123.63 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, TOBY S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,123.62 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, PAULA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,123.57 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIARO, MARK Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $75,123.29 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JESSICA Employer name Warren County Amount $75,123.14 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPER, LARISSA H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,122.75 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON-FEIGEL, GAETANA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,122.74 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, DEBBIE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,122.71 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELONGIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,122.15 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONDA, JOSEPH M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,122.10 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLOIRE, PIERRE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,121.75 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,121.73 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JEFFREY S Employer name Erie County Amount $75,121.27 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOIT, EDWARD G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,121.10 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEILL, NANCY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,120.93 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CAROLYN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,120.89 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, REBECCA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,120.77 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUQUARD-MAKOWSKI, ANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,120.15 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISE, ANGELO Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $75,120.13 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, SUSAN A Employer name Columbia County Amount $75,119.94 Date 09/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACEK, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $75,119.89 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, BRADLEY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,119.42 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCANINCH, STEVEN E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $75,119.37 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,119.21 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JOSHUA D Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,118.75 Date 07/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,118.69 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, PATRICK Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,118.51 Date 05/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VICTORIA I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,118.46 Date 11/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICK, BRIAN R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,118.44 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARK, DANIEL W Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $75,118.02 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MELINDA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $75,117.63 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DARIN K Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $75,117.63 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIGRASS, A LESIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,117.63 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUE, NAOMI Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,117.63 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $75,117.59 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DOUGLAS P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,117.36 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, STANLEY M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,117.12 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMIA, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,117.01 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,116.40 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, STEVEN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,115.48 Date 08/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATELYN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,115.35 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, ANDREW J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,114.74 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, KYLE W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $75,114.62 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SHAWN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $75,114.57 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RIGOBERTO Employer name Erie County Amount $75,114.41 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMBOLO, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,114.32 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, JASON L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $75,113.36 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWSON, GEORGE R, III Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,113.17 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMAIO, ANTHONY P Employer name Bath CSD Amount $75,113.06 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JOSE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,112.93 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, GLEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,112.70 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, PATRICIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,112.63 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, MICHAEL P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,112.62 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $75,112.02 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPANO, DEBRA Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $75,111.58 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOHN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,111.45 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, THOMAS P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,111.44 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HREBIN, RYAN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,110.95 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, LAURIE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $75,110.63 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINI, PAUL T Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $75,110.28 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, WENDELL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $75,110.19 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,110.05 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTER-LEONICK, CONSTANCE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $75,110.02 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MICHAEL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,109.98 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSANTI, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $75,109.84 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JEFFREY L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,109.75 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, CHARLES L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,109.50 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, PEGGY S Employer name Town of Massena Amount $75,108.88 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, DEBORAH L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,108.62 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BRANGO, FRANK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,108.29 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRINA R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,108.28 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, CRISTINA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $75,107.75 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICK, GEOFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,107.48 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYAVE, GEIMAR A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,107.33 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITWARU, ANNIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,107.28 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, MARGUERITE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,107.14 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POISMAN, STEVE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $75,106.16 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, USHAKIRAN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,106.02 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, GEORGE E, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $75,105.89 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, PATRICK R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,105.74 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, PAUL J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $75,105.31 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $75,104.69 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System