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 PANZER, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $73,212.03 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, STACI M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $73,212.02 Date 10/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, FELICIA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,211.89 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCA, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $73,211.49 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, BRIAN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,211.24 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, JOHN A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,211.06 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MICHELLE D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,211.06 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGIEL, JAREK Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $73,211.06 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVA, ELIZABETH Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $73,210.98 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIVINGTON-SIMES, ANNE L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,210.64 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSS, KATHRYN J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $73,210.27 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JASON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,210.13 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULUS, DAVID S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,210.11 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHN, REBECCA L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $73,209.54 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, AMY S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,209.36 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHNER, M LYNN Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,208.38 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, EILEEN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,208.38 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMES, VILENDA V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,208.38 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTORFF, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,208.33 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, LACHLAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,208.08 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, DARRELL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,208.07 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,207.92 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PAUL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,207.84 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOFEN, JOSHUA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,207.43 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPASODI, JOSEPH J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $73,207.24 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, DAGOBERTO E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,207.19 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,206.68 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, DAVID R Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $73,206.35 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, MICHAEL W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,205.99 Date 04/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBEREND, SHANE Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,205.57 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, JOSE O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,205.44 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLING, WYONNIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,204.59 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $73,204.36 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAVID E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,204.25 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, LISA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,204.25 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, WALTER S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,204.25 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDOM, LINDA R Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $73,204.10 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, ROY G E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,204.07 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONTA, TARA L Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $73,203.82 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, JOHN A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $73,203.53 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMIA, ENRICO, IV Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,203.43 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $73,202.68 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, GILBERT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,202.67 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLENBOGEN, LYNN Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,202.63 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, BONNIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,202.13 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREIATO, JUDITH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,202.03 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, FRANCES W Employer name Education Department Amount $73,201.82 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, SALVATORE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,201.79 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITKE, CAROL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,201.58 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, OSCAR A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,201.26 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASONKUHN, SHANNON G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,200.58 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, MATTHEW P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,200.55 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, CARLA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,200.50 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, VALERIE S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,200.49 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, JOHN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,200.43 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, MADIANNITHE P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,200.42 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAMPINATO, JEANETTE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,200.38 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,200.05 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JASON A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,199.85 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEZZE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $73,199.54 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DEBORAH G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,199.53 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, STACEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,199.50 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,199.34 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, HEATHER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,199.22 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADSON, KIM M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,199.22 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNEAUX, DAVID R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $73,199.03 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $73,198.95 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JONATHAN R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,198.92 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASTAINE, ARLENE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $73,198.77 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEK, KENNETH P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $73,198.75 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SHAWN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $73,198.67 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREATHOUSE, TOM A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,198.47 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JEANNE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $73,198.45 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGER, JOAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,198.32 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJAMES, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,198.29 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAL, ROBERT C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,198.05 Date 12/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTERER, JEFFREY D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $73,197.69 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, DAVID G, III Employer name Department of State Amount $73,197.66 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFRUSCIO, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $73,197.48 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, JEFFERY F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,196.92 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KIRI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,196.70 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, TREVOR R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,196.62 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, LORAYNE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $73,196.59 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RONALD A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $73,196.57 Date 04/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, SHANNON M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,196.56 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, TARA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,196.43 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINO, GISELE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,196.26 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, CYNTHIA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,195.10 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,194.92 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKESSINIS, KAREN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,194.62 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JARED Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,194.58 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO-GRAZIANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $73,194.42 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, ROBERT J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $73,194.37 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, PRISCILLA G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $73,194.00 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJSAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,193.86 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOZINSKI, KERRY Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $73,193.72 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $73,193.39 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, RAYMOND W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,192.98 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, SAMANTHA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,192.49 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERA, CATHRYN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,192.36 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System