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 BISCARO, ANTHONY P Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $74,016.55 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAJOR, EDWARD W Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,016.49 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULZER, GREGORY M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,016.31 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XIAOYU Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,015.19 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMUSHIN, ILYA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,014.74 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTAIA, DANIELLE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,014.74 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREED, JOAN E HANDLER Employer name Education Department Amount $74,014.39 Date 03/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,014.29 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, VINCENT A, II Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,014.29 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLESIS, ANGELO P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,014.23 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILA, EDVIN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,013.91 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $74,013.32 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $74,013.25 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, RANDY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,013.02 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, AMY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,012.64 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZALAK, BETHNEY A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,012.54 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, DIANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,012.41 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARTHA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,012.40 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINKOFF, TAMMY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,012.01 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, ROBERT T Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $74,011.92 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, HOWARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $74,011.88 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,011.64 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTIME, JEAN-RENEL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,011.64 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANN MARIE P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,011.64 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPMAN, ELAINE R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,011.64 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZONE, THOMAS V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,011.64 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANT, MYRON B Employer name Education Department Amount $74,011.64 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, WILSON J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,011.64 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SUECAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,011.64 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, AVA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,011.64 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAROS, RALPH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,011.64 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-ROBERTSON, KIA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,011.64 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWITZ, PHILLIP Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, JEREMIAH C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE, SOUMYA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, GREGORY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JANICE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEARY, DENNIS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHANDANI, MALA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, LILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,011.64 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JESSICA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,011.57 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $74,011.37 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRIENTOS, CARLOS M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,011.31 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, SEAN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,011.17 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIERNO, DANNY, JR Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $74,011.15 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRA, JASON M Employer name Albany County Amount $74,011.07 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEINOT, LEE W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,011.00 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LELLA, VINCENT M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,010.94 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, SCOTT E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,010.85 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, MITCHELL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,010.83 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATELY, MARIA L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $74,010.76 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNINGTON, BRIAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,010.68 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITINA, MARIYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,010.40 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, IRVING E, V Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $74,010.27 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $74,010.19 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, SA'DAIREA C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $74,009.99 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCHETT, LEWIS A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,009.66 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, THOMAS F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,009.59 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLTON, DESERIA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,009.47 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTZKE, SCOTT W Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $74,009.38 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODHOO, RICHARD M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,009.00 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, ROBERT L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,009.00 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, RICHARD M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $74,008.10 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAYI, ISAAC A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,007.64 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCIE, ELIZABETH I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,007.25 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $74,007.22 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MZEE, GYASI KITWANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,007.21 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JUAN C Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $74,006.74 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTILLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,006.56 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MARIE F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $74,006.55 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXILL-MORGAN, DEBRA P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.14 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, GLADYS Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,006.05 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPIGEL, ALEXANDER A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,006.05 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, JING WEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,006.05 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, JAIKARRAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,006.05 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRA, THUSITHA N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,006.05 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHID, MOHAMMAD H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,006.05 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, ELISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, LISA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ROBIN Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADNY, GERARD, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO-SEBOK, DAWN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBOY, AURA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARITZA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NTIM, ROLAND T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAKIL, RAJENDRA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,006.05 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JOSEPH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,005.63 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JAMES V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,005.61 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Amount $74,005.45 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, BILLY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,005.27 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, JAMES I, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,005.16 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JASON W Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,004.94 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,004.80 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, WILLIAM Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $74,004.56 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARDI, JOSEPH W Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $74,004.43 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTO, DOROTHY E Employer name Yates County Amount $74,004.37 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, JU-HWA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,004.37 Date 04/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System