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 RAPALEE, AARON D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,126.95 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, ERIC D Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $73,126.87 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SHANE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,126.81 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, TIMOTHY I Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,126.63 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MAUREEN J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $73,126.50 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JODY L Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $73,126.32 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBY, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,125.99 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, BRIAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,125.94 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, JENICE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,125.73 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMER, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,124.75 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MARK D, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,124.68 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHIRI, SANGEETA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,124.53 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,124.10 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, LAURA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,124.10 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MICHELLE M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $73,123.97 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLISIO, ANGELA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,123.33 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,123.07 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, MARC F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,123.05 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, KRISTIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,123.00 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICKNER, BRANDAN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $73,122.93 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, ALBERT E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,122.72 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERTO, DAVID A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,122.68 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JAMES E, JR Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,121.99 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, SAMANTHA A M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,121.60 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAAS, BRUCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $73,121.56 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $73,121.14 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAVID A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $73,121.10 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TARA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,120.98 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCUTT, STEVEN P Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,120.71 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, LESLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,120.41 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARRAWAY, NATHAN P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,120.34 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DOREEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,120.30 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFEY, ROY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,120.08 Date 08/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, RONALD, SR Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $73,120.02 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, SHANNON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,119.98 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $73,119.81 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, ANDREW B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,119.78 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DEBORAH A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,119.45 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOESEN, SCOTT A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $73,118.32 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JACK A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,118.05 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROESCH, JOHN J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $73,117.79 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDER, MATTHEW V Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,117.67 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISIO, JOHN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $73,117.31 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, RONALD S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,116.38 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY, MARY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,116.07 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO-CARDONA, ERIK L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,115.93 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APONTE, JOSE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,115.65 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, LINDSAY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,115.58 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPARETTO, ANTONIO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,115.50 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIAND, JAMES A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,115.47 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPSKI, RONALD Employer name Orange County Amount $73,115.40 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, JASON T Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,115.04 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, BRIAN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,114.73 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANES, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,114.58 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, LOUISE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,114.58 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDENBERG, MICHAEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,114.33 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, JENNY K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,114.22 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,114.22 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, DAVID S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,114.22 Date 12/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,114.22 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,114.22 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $73,114.10 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $73,114.09 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWELL, JOEL S Employer name Greene County Amount $73,113.48 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $73,112.92 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, NANCY J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $73,112.85 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SHAWN M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $73,112.44 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDIN, DAVID R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,112.41 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASULO, ELIDA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,112.37 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, YDALIA Y Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,112.33 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNO, DAVID Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,112.19 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECCHIO, DAVID A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,112.04 Date 10/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WESLEY R Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $73,111.70 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESMER, VERONICA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $73,111.57 Date 01/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELYSE N Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,111.52 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, DENISE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,111.41 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, CHAD M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $73,111.33 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCCIO, ANTHONY Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,110.83 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CYNTHIA Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,110.80 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, GRACINE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $73,110.76 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,110.50 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISLER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,110.45 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCANEGRA, ALVARO Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $73,110.32 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSI, FRANK S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,110.20 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOLAS, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,110.18 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,110.06 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINER, BRIAN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,109.58 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUK, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $73,109.57 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, MICHELLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $73,109.54 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, ROBERT A Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,109.40 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSHLEY, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,109.25 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, DIANA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,108.95 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLISIKOWSKI, NADIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,108.67 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABA, BETTY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,108.63 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFORT, PAUL M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $73,108.60 Date 02/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SHEILA D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $73,107.78 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,107.73 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOHN R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,107.28 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, DENISE J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $73,107.27 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERES, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $73,107.10 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System