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 CARDARELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $74,051.73 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOEL R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,051.47 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKAITIS, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,051.33 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINETSKY, MURIEL J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,051.12 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KELLY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,050.82 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, JAMES N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,050.79 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, JOSE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,050.48 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, TODD T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,050.26 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDON, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $74,049.56 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, GERARDO Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $74,049.48 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ARIEL Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $74,048.37 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARACAPPA, LINDA F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,048.14 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, MARK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,047.98 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIER, KELLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,047.91 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $74,047.81 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,047.07 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARGARITA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $74,046.93 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, JUNE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,046.91 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ROBERTO Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $74,046.59 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, DONNA Employer name Broome County Amount $74,046.44 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, KATIE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,046.32 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,046.23 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGANO, MICAELA Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $74,045.95 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, FRANCIS T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,045.75 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,045.72 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, DIANE K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,045.36 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, DAVID M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,044.47 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,044.41 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JEANNINE A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,043.96 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, LORRAINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,043.72 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, ZHIQING Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,043.67 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, JACKSON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,043.46 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MICHAEL T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,043.43 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GLORIA, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,043.24 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, CAROL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,043.23 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, SHANGDE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,043.03 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIO, JAMES G Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $74,043.03 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, BRIAN T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,042.96 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, KELSEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,042.59 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FEE, DEBRA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,042.37 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOHN Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $74,042.20 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVERMAN, JASON R Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,042.04 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, STEPHANIE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,041.91 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, SHAWN Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,041.85 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DONALD M Employer name Milford CSD Amount $74,041.65 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLONKO, CHERYL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,041.39 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENCY-MOREAU, RHODINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.15 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MARTIN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,041.14 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORODETSKY, IRINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,041.14 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, CAULTER N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,041.14 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYAKO, CHRISTIAN O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,041.14 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENNETH G Employer name Education Department Amount $74,041.14 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANG, XIAOTING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,041.14 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, GERARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,041.14 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOR, MALGORZATA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,041.14 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, COREY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCAL, MARIBEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SASHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, OVETT, II Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAS, ISRAEL APOLINAR S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, NADINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINGTON-REYES, VALERIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDEN, DONALD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPOLYANSKY, YUDELKA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,041.14 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMONS, GENEVA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,041.07 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, HYLA M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,041.03 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,040.28 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,040.15 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DONNA C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $74,039.63 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, MARTIN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,039.20 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ALBERT T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,039.17 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENRICH, RICHARD K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,038.96 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFACKER, MATTHEW F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,038.51 Date 03/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,038.45 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHEN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,037.61 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, MARIE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,037.46 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHART, KURT L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,037.40 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, THOMAS A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $74,037.32 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JEAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,037.13 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZYK, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,036.75 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIZABAL-PACHECO, YVETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,036.64 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMT, JOHN T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,036.49 Date 08/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKA, MICHAEL E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,036.46 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILMAN, CARL P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,036.46 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILADA, GHADA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,036.32 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,036.28 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SHAUN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,036.11 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, QIAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,035.74 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,035.69 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUACH, CHANH Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,035.60 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, ROBERT W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,035.59 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON, MEGAN S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,035.56 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DAVID S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,035.36 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, LAWRENCE M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $74,034.96 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CASEY J Employer name Warren County Amount $74,034.91 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ANDREW J, IV Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,034.72 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JASMINE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,034.68 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONGAR, ROBERT C Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $74,034.62 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System