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 FREESE, BARBARA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,498.77 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, JOHN C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $74,498.52 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, MARCUS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,498.34 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, ARTHUR G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $74,498.08 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, NANCY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,497.66 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, CHERLYN Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,497.52 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIERI, JOSEPH V Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,497.51 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, ANDREW M Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $74,496.84 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTT, DARRIN L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,496.66 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, KENNETH T Employer name Erie County Amount $74,496.59 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CHANTELLE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,496.20 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, VINCENT R, II Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,495.76 Date 03/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $74,495.67 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITOCH, SHEILA B Employer name Legislative Health Service Amount $74,495.36 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVE, MICHAEL J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $74,495.30 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, ILENE L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $74,495.16 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CLAUDINE L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $74,495.06 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WENXI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,494.80 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGE, DAVID V Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,494.76 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, JESSE A, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,494.69 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLICUDDY, MICHAEL D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,494.42 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, NICOLE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,494.41 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DANIEL B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,494.24 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, SARAH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,493.65 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, DENNIS J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $74,493.32 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAPILIO, ARNOLD F Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $74,493.03 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,492.76 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NEIDA LIZA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $74,491.74 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIA, MATTHEW P Employer name Village of Northport Amount $74,491.21 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARCZYK, JANINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,490.90 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,490.46 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNO, JASON G Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $74,490.39 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, PAUL H Employer name Cortland County Amount $74,489.55 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, CAROLANNE Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $74,489.50 Date 11/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, JOHN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $74,489.40 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, RODNEY J Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $74,489.36 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRA, MIGUEL A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $74,489.30 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, ELENA M Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $74,489.19 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLE, DONALD F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $74,489.15 Date 11/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALT, JEFFREY T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,489.10 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ELLEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,489.09 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES-JOB, NADINE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,488.73 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNETTI, VERONICA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,488.58 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $74,488.36 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPICKI, VINCENT F Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,488.28 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, LAURIE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,487.51 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, DAGOBERTO Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $74,487.51 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, STEVEN R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $74,487.36 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWKO-GOULD, MARY F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,487.34 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, CHRISTINE H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $74,486.82 Date 06/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULA, STEVEN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,486.54 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, FRANK W Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $74,485.39 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAUDT, FREDERICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,484.89 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDA, JULIANNE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,484.81 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DAVID L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,484.63 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGEMAH, DORA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $74,484.61 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, JORGE A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $74,484.32 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYER, DOUGLAS F Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $74,484.30 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,483.20 Date 06/28/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLISSON, PATRICK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,482.43 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CAROLYN W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $74,482.20 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSOON, KHERANI S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,481.87 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, PAUL F Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,481.35 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAY, CHRISTOPHER Q Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,480.98 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAY, JUSTIN Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,480.92 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, DONALD C, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,480.82 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,479.64 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PETER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,479.09 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,478.93 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORD, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,478.89 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, DOUGLAS H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,478.72 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, JULIE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,478.69 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $74,478.59 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DAVID A, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,478.20 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,478.20 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPIARZ, ROBERT J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,478.13 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, ROBERT J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,477.98 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, MARRIVIA V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,477.71 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTLER, DONALD J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,477.65 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,477.52 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOR, EUGENE F Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,477.50 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $74,477.48 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,477.38 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, RAYMOND D, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,476.48 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANI, ANGELO F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $74,476.48 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPEL, RYAN A Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $74,476.13 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURASKI, GARY F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,476.01 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SHEDERICK Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,475.72 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRONTEAU, ROBERT E Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,474.74 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,474.60 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROSTI, SERGUEI Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,474.35 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GURINDER K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,474.24 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CHAD M Employer name City of Corning Amount $74,474.11 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,473.81 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCHMAN, VIDYAWATIE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $74,473.59 Date 07/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,473.46 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABBERFIELD, CATHLEEN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,473.04 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THORANCE A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,472.43 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPERSMITH, KATHLEEN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,472.42 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANBY, MARIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,471.40 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System