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 KAMPNICH, SHARI L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,781.45 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDIN, MACKENZIE P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,781.25 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $73,781.22 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $73,781.04 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, LESLIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,780.98 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIONI, JAIME L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,780.92 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETRI, ANITA Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $73,780.69 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, RUI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,780.65 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, THOMAS B Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $73,780.29 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRIAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,780.13 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWLUK, STEPHANIE K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,779.63 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISEMAN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,779.61 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEITH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,778.24 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALAFANI, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,778.19 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINO, HEGEMAN MELISSA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,778.10 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGLE, KEITH C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,777.77 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTINO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,777.56 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, INNETTE S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $73,777.24 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUNG MI Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,776.94 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYAN, PETER A Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $73,776.88 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, CAREY Employer name Clinton County Amount $73,776.42 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, TAMARA L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $73,776.19 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, FRANKLIN J, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,776.03 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, BRIAN K Employer name Education Department Amount $73,776.03 Date 11/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DJOKIC, ZEJNEL Employer name Somers CSD Amount $73,775.76 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUNIOR J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,775.65 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, PATRICK N Employer name City of Hudson Amount $73,775.65 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, MICHAEL M Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $73,775.59 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTIELLO, SHANNON A Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $73,775.22 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $73,775.01 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TIFFANY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,774.69 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, PHILLIP Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,774.63 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHAWN L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,774.56 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CORY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,774.46 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLANTUONO, PASQUALE Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $73,774.22 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, SUZANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,774.09 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, ANDREW T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,773.82 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRON, RANDALL T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,773.78 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIAMBATTISTA, JOSEPH O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,773.63 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, RICHARD A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,773.42 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUST, SHANNAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,773.26 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BRIAN J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $73,772.53 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDETTO, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,772.31 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $73,772.16 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARCOS L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,771.82 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RAYMOND T Employer name Greene County Amount $73,771.70 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,770.94 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, MICHELE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,770.92 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $73,769.95 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORFANOS, JOSELINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,769.79 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTLEMAN, ANN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,769.59 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, ROBERT T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,769.24 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRESTO, JOANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,769.21 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIN, LINDA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $73,769.15 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, ROBERT Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $73,769.07 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERMAN, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,768.96 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATOWY, MICHAEL Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,768.44 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, HERMAN J, III Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $73,767.88 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, LEAH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,767.77 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, ERIKA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,767.57 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUGE, JAMES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,767.49 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, FREDERICK W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,766.68 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $73,766.56 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON-STEVENSON, ROMANDA Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $73,766.24 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHELE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,766.12 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY-LENZ, LARRY Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $73,766.05 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, KEITH M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,765.93 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, DAVID R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,765.80 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIANT-SHERMAN, KRISTINE Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,765.59 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOR, GINA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,764.76 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTHE, VANESSA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,764.72 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSEN, LAURIE J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $73,764.09 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNUCCI, VINCENT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,763.61 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, FRANK, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $73,763.54 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWE, MICHAEL R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,763.31 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, ANDREW R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,763.20 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, THOMAS J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,762.84 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CHERISE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,762.70 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTILLO, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $73,762.53 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, PEDRO J, JR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $73,762.40 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, RICHARD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,762.04 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINOS, JOSE O Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $73,761.89 Date 04/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, TERESA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $73,761.78 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, MARK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,761.61 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CRAIG G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,761.55 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRICK, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $73,761.26 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKS, JILL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,761.21 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEGMANN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,760.90 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, SCOTT J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,760.70 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JOHN C, JR Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $73,760.37 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOLE, SHANNON Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,760.15 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOUBEK, JOSEPH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,758.75 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEITH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,758.62 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TROY G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,757.84 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODER, WARREN E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,757.59 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, VINCENT T Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $73,757.25 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPS, SINDHU Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,757.17 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, JOSE DUARTE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $73,757.15 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBOLSKI, DOUGLAS E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $73,757.08 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN, GREGORY E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $73,757.02 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System