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 DUNCAN, SHELLY ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,436.33 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, STACY L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,436.29 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, PIERRE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,435.55 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAS, MICHELE D Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $73,435.25 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,435.17 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLO, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,435.12 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABLONSKI, JAMIE Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,435.09 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORPEY, THOMAS Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,434.64 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGTRY, DOUGLAS S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $73,434.51 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, LISA LANG Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,434.30 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, MEGAN J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $73,433.61 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PAUL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,433.32 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LINDA A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $73,433.22 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, ERIC J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,433.19 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINO, THOMAS J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $73,433.01 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITTS, REBECCA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,432.89 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, GREGORY T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,432.30 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, LARRY P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,432.25 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEPPSON, GEOFFREY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,431.88 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRALES, FRANCISCO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,431.86 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARC S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,431.82 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ISAIAS A Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $73,431.79 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOQUERT, ELIZABETH F Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,431.66 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, TONI Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,430.89 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,430.89 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRIKIS, PETER P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $73,430.87 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JON H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,430.70 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL, MATTHEW C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,430.48 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, ROBERT E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $73,430.04 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,429.67 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, JAMES P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,429.41 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, JUSTIN K Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,429.11 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JENNITZA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,428.97 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRANCO, LAURA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,428.41 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDDO, ANDREW T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $73,428.19 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, LYNDA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,427.71 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIAGUA, BENIGNO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,427.46 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBACK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,427.43 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, JESUS D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,427.21 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $73,427.20 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, SILVIA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,426.76 Date 07/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, MICHAEL T Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $73,426.65 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARISTINA, JO ANNE P Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,426.58 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, THOMAS R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,426.31 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIX, TIMOTHY H Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $73,426.11 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, TRALANE V Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $73,426.05 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, KARL E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,425.92 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNO, JOHN J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,425.90 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JANET Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,425.74 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARDO, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $73,425.60 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, STEFANIE J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,425.47 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, LOUIS R Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $73,425.28 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATORA, ELISE K Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,425.22 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,424.92 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, SCOTT L Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $73,424.51 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, ANGEL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,424.39 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, DANIELLE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $73,424.32 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, STONIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,424.28 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKOSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome County Amount $73,424.21 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,424.15 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIN, JAMES F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,423.93 Date 11/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $73,423.85 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Groton Amount $73,423.32 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMMAGYN, MARY L Employer name Albany County Amount $73,423.27 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, GLORIA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,423.27 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUSIAINEN, ZOE J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $73,423.09 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPRACHT, SHELLY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,422.90 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINDOO, LAUREN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,422.75 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, RACHELLE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,422.46 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $73,422.19 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, FRANK J, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,421.90 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,421.65 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $73,420.76 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, ALEXA I Employer name Putnam County Amount $73,420.64 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,420.49 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYCKOWIAN, EILEEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,419.95 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, KASEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,419.92 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TAMIA F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,419.65 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,419.55 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOBEL, STANLEY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,419.53 Date 03/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, RYAN E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,418.86 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, TODD W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,418.67 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANE, EMMA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,417.65 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ERIC A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,417.44 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSSN, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,417.04 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASLEY, ANNETTE M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $73,416.93 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, BRADLEY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $73,416.67 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFORD, LEE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,416.48 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GERALYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,416.43 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOLA, RODOLFO G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,416.41 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $73,415.99 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,415.82 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY-WIRSCHING, BARBARA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,415.52 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, TARA M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,415.50 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRICK, ANTHONY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,415.39 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, MARY KAY Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $73,415.14 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, GREGORY C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $73,414.94 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,414.90 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TIMOTHY S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $73,414.89 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, TARA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,414.58 Date 11/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System