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 SCAVELLI, ALLISON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,944.00 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANTHONY Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $72,943.83 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, SCOTT C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $72,943.59 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LISETTE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,943.58 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANDREW J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,942.83 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, ROBERT L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $72,942.81 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFRICHTIG, SUSAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,942.75 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BRETT W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $72,942.08 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAVER, CHARLES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,942.04 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, BENJAMIN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,941.83 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTON, SANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,941.48 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHANNON E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $72,941.10 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODHINES, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,940.55 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCHE, SAMANTHA R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,940.54 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, WILLIAM T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,940.14 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESPEDES, SEYMOUR M Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $72,939.98 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDGAR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,939.85 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, STANLEY S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,939.73 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, BRANDON E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,939.71 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,939.59 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, RICHARD D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,939.44 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, BARRY S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,939.17 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, KARRIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,939.05 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RICHARD E, SR Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $72,938.82 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, KENNETH E Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,938.47 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, STEVEN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,938.38 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, SHERRI L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,938.14 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELESKI, MARILYN A Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $72,937.35 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, RICHARD A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $72,937.33 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,936.33 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, DAVID J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,936.27 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHOMB, JEREMY P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,936.09 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, GERALDINE A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $72,935.92 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOMS, BRENDAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,935.78 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, DAVID L Employer name Broome County Amount $72,935.74 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARBORN, LAWRENCE A, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,935.48 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SALLY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $72,935.23 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLO, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,934.94 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, WANDA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,934.86 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRS, MARK E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $72,934.77 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSEY Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,934.75 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, JOAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,934.18 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,934.00 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTARITA, SALVATORE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,933.39 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDE, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $72,933.00 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CHAD M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,932.79 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, HEATHER E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,932.71 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTQUIST, MELISSA R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,932.61 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFREY W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,932.57 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, WILLIAM N, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,932.53 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, AMANDA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,932.06 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, NICHOLAS T Employer name City of Hudson Amount $72,931.99 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALEV, PHYLLIS A Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $72,931.90 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHEIM, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Cortland Amount $72,931.68 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREULA, ANTHONY Employer name Broome County Amount $72,930.54 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, TASHA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,930.45 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $72,930.44 Date 01/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERDMAN, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,930.00 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, REESE P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,929.87 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOLOWEC, GARY P Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $72,929.53 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, MATTHEW K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $72,929.10 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFETTI, KRISTEN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,928.46 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, VERONICA M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $72,928.28 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JOHN F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,927.52 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ANTHONY E Employer name Chenango County Amount $72,927.52 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARC J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $72,927.22 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSHUA W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $72,927.20 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, CYNTHIA C Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,927.16 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHMAN, RONALD C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,927.12 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEMKO, KEVIN A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $72,927.11 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, NATHAN F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,925.92 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, H MICHAEL Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,925.84 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, LINDA Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $72,925.27 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, RODERICK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,925.10 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KRISTINE K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,924.71 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMANATHAN, VIJAY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,924.71 Date 06/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNN, JUNE A Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $72,924.60 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECH, RON M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $72,924.33 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, RYAN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,924.28 Date 03/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDEWEERT, HENRIETTA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,923.92 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MICHAEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,923.81 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, EDWARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,923.66 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPKE, EDWARD J Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $72,923.18 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONACO, MARIO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $72,922.38 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,921.87 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEFERT, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,921.84 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $72,921.56 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, COLIN J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $72,921.51 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, DENNIS W Employer name Town of West Monroe Amount $72,921.40 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORICK, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $72,921.34 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTOSZYK, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,921.03 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASHEEN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,920.37 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WISPELAERE, DIANE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,919.55 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSEY, JOSEPH Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $72,918.51 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MONAGLE, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,918.41 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOS, JAY E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,918.31 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ROBERT H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,918.30 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEAFLA, JESSICA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $72,917.95 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENA, KENNETH J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $72,917.78 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCHELL, JUDITH A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,917.69 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System