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 SLAVEN, ERSILIA V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,704.90 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENELAOS, JASON S Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,704.60 Date 05/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUZANSKY, CAROLINE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $72,704.49 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADKY, NICHOLE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,703.93 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOXALL, SHANE C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $72,703.89 Date 02/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLISON, LORI A Employer name Broome County Amount $72,703.29 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, STEVIE D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,703.04 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHARON E Employer name Mohawk Valley Library System Amount $72,702.97 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, SEAN P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,702.96 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGER, MARK E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,702.89 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, YVONNE Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,702.89 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBOSKI, AMANDA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $72,702.63 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOZZI, ANTHONY Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $72,702.52 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, THOMAS J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,702.49 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSSI, DAVID R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,702.26 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, CHAD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,702.19 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,702.00 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOERL, ERIN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,702.00 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENAGHAN, MICHELE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,702.00 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLINE, ALANA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,702.00 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,701.20 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, THERESA Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $72,701.13 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, FRANK V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,701.11 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASZKIEWICZ, EWA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,701.11 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIZARD, OMINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,700.70 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, ZHIMEI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,700.37 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMAJ, DJUSTA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $72,700.10 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JONATHAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,700.08 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUET, MICHAEL L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $72,699.52 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,699.51 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPLICKI, TIMOTHY J, SR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,698.66 Date 03/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,698.37 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ALLEN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,698.02 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, BONNIE S Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $72,697.75 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERTZ, KELLY PAUL Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,697.74 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPO, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,697.33 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDY, RACHEAL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,697.00 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHIN, JULIE M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $72,696.90 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESTICK, PATTIJO D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,696.72 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY-RIZZUTI, JO A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $72,696.42 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, REBECCA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,696.16 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEMENT, BRIAN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,696.11 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYZ, THOMAS S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,695.27 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, DANIEL L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,693.53 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JEFFREY R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,693.35 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, PATRICIA Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,693.26 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, MARCIA G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,693.14 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISH, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,692.96 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIGNANI, FRANCIS A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,692.75 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $72,692.71 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, YOSEF Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,692.59 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, GARY W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,692.34 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ROBYN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,691.42 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDI, MARY Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $72,690.92 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPE, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,690.87 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFOVIC, ARDIAN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $72,690.70 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JANET A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $72,690.20 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERNIAK, THEODORE C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,690.00 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,689.98 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRALES, OSWALD A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $72,689.78 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, SILVIA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $72,689.65 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, EMILY Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,689.21 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLUS, RICHARD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,689.01 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,688.47 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EFFINGER, CHARLEEN P Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,688.28 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, SPENCER J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,688.21 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLAM, ROBERT S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,688.05 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, KENNETH Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,688.04 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHALEEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,687.66 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, JENNIFER D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,687.18 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, THOMAS M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,687.16 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARI, ALLISON K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,686.95 Date 12/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTKOWSKI, JORDAN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,686.64 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, STEVEN J Employer name Orange County Amount $72,686.54 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINEZ, JUAN C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,686.36 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEROME N Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,686.09 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,685.97 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, JEFFREY F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,685.61 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZESNIAK, RAYMOND V Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,685.33 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATICH, ROBERT J Employer name Tioga County Amount $72,685.29 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTERI, MICHAEL L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,684.60 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, THOMAS M Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,683.97 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANTHONY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,683.96 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARIELLO, LISA N Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $72,683.79 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-SMART, STACEY-ANN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,683.63 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, GREGORY H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,683.61 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ADAM C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,683.51 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ERIC P Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $72,683.48 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,683.45 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCO, CATHY A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,683.14 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,682.49 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, JONNIE LYNNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,682.19 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,681.44 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITKREUTZ, THOMAS J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $72,681.28 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGILLICUDDY, JOSEPH M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,680.99 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $72,680.85 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, JASON P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,680.78 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, RAFAEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,680.62 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, DEAN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,680.40 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JACQUELINE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,680.38 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System