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 BELLO, GREG R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,655.73 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAZIO, JOSEPH N Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,655.25 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARK, GAYLE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,655.04 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, PAUL T Employer name Webster CSD Amount $72,654.28 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MAIESHA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,654.18 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,653.96 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, STEVEN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,653.78 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EDWARD D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,653.06 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERR, JAMIE F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,652.93 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUPELT, KENNETH G, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,652.91 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ELIZABETH Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,652.24 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFCHEK, MILES G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,651.42 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, NANCY E Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,651.05 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, REBECCA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,650.79 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KHENYON R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,650.57 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, KENDALL G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,650.49 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERT, ALAN T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,650.39 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, STEPHANIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,650.21 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTIS, JOHN D, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,650.05 Date 03/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, CAITLIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,649.43 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY-GERMAIN, SONIA Y Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,648.79 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADWELL, TERESA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,648.78 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTMAN, FRANK C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,648.17 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSHUA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,648.10 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, KEVIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,648.01 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, STEVEN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,647.69 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,647.13 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALO, ALEXANDER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,646.82 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,646.80 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BRIEN, BEVERLY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $72,646.43 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETREN, LOUIS J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,646.01 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $72,645.60 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TRACY L Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $72,645.37 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLIOT, JOSHUA O Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,645.10 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, RUSSELL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $72,645.07 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, CHARLES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,645.05 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JUANITA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $72,644.83 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, PATRICIA C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $72,644.76 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSSAINT, DIEUVE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,644.71 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JAMES Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,644.32 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTINE Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $72,643.99 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINICCHIA, STEVEN C Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $72,643.46 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, ASHLEY S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,643.31 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTI, FRANK W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,643.05 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LESLIE B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,642.89 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNIALI, TANYA C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,641.77 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABONGO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,641.67 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, JOHN Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $72,640.61 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMOUR, JOSEPH J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,640.42 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, STEVEN C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $72,640.32 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, SUZANNE MARIE Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,640.00 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, STEVEN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,639.93 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDWARD Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,639.06 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAD E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,638.88 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORELICK, BRIAN J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $72,638.88 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUSZKA, TODD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,638.82 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, JACQUELYN K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,638.65 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRO, JACQUELINE E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $72,638.37 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTAS, ROBERT S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,638.20 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JESSICA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,638.10 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, KARIUM H Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,637.98 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUKER, PETER Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,637.59 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, ANTHONY P Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $72,637.49 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, TERESA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,636.23 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATON-ROBINSON, JASMINE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,634.98 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, ANTHONY V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,634.96 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUNK, CRAIG F Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $72,634.77 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CORY R Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $72,634.75 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KWAZI P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,634.71 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CLEMMIE L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,634.62 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LUIS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,634.59 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,634.38 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, JAMES J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,634.34 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER COLEN, COREY J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $72,634.15 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROGER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,634.02 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLO, VICTOR F Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,633.85 Date 11/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITO, DAMIAN W Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $72,633.24 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, KEITH R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,633.18 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, ELEANOR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,633.16 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, SHANE R Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $72,633.07 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGGIANI, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $72,632.97 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, PATRICK A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,632.91 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,632.68 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, KIMBERLY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,632.50 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DEBORAH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $72,632.45 Date 08/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANTS, JOANN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,631.92 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWICZAK, ROBERT, JR Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $72,631.44 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSICOT, JEROME Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $72,631.41 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPPEL, REBEKA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,630.92 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBAR, MICHELLE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,630.72 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO, LAUREN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,630.54 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBS, GAIL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,630.47 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, CHARLES K Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $72,630.24 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $72,630.20 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURE, DOM A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $72,629.79 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEVIN Employer name Washington County Amount $72,629.69 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLINSKI, DIANE B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,629.55 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JOANNE E Employer name Education Department Amount $72,629.46 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAIS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,629.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GREGORY J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $72,629.13 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System