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 YANUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,397.19 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMEN, NICOLE D Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $72,397.19 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIVINSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,396.84 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, BIELIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,396.83 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKROYD, RUSSELL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,396.81 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARVIN M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,396.71 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, BRIAN E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,396.66 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERKIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,396.21 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, REMIYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,395.73 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, LORI A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $72,395.40 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, ALEX M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $72,395.19 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, SAMSON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,395.14 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GREGORY W Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,394.95 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKALASKI, SANDRA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $72,394.92 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, RICK A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,394.27 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, AUSTIN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,394.26 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, LAWRENCE L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,394.22 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MARY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,394.14 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, PATRICK T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,393.96 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,393.78 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JOHN G Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $72,393.22 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTERI, MARC Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,393.12 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, BILLIE SUE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,392.98 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKOWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,392.66 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,392.57 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, EDWARD R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $72,392.50 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPES, WILLIAM W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,392.45 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-YAHIA, BEVERLY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,392.29 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-SIPLEY, LESLIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,391.78 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK-SAMUEL, SYNTYCHIA R Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $72,391.69 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CONOR J Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $72,391.22 Date 09/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, SCOTT E Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $72,390.62 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, ILISA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,390.55 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIA, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,390.42 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCY, COREY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,390.28 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSLER, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,389.72 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Avon Amount $72,389.18 Date 03/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,388.59 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, THOMAS C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,388.49 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUOKA, OSINACHI A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,388.27 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, PAULA J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $72,388.25 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $72,388.20 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHTER, ERIN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,387.95 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRILLO, TERENCE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,387.94 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMMIELLO, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,386.74 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, JEAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,386.58 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, ROBERT E Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,386.52 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, RACHAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,386.12 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKIRICA, MICHAEL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,386.06 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, SUSAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,386.05 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUTA, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,385.97 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUMAN, CHAD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,385.93 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, BOZENA J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $72,385.83 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTHRO, CALVIN K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,385.76 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, EUGENE E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,385.05 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JAMES W Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,385.04 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LINDSAY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,384.99 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, ROBERT Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,384.95 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, DEANDRA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,384.64 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DONALD J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $72,384.59 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, TIMOTHY U Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $72,384.53 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, MARK K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,384.29 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIZIO, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $72,384.28 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CLAY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,384.21 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERBACHER, JAMES W Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $72,384.21 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOFFARD, CAROLINE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,383.94 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, EDWARD P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,383.87 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,383.74 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, GARRETT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,383.59 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, RONALD A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $72,383.49 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNER, RICHARD A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $72,383.35 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGADA, MARIE E Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,383.27 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, GENE D Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,383.25 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, NICOLLE R Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,383.21 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOEL P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,382.82 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENABURGER, MELISSA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,382.82 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $72,382.52 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZA, JOHN V, JR Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $72,382.36 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ-DARRIGO, ANDREE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,382.17 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,382.14 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILARDELLO, DAVID A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $72,381.52 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KERRY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,380.94 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,380.77 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKE, JEFFREY Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $72,380.18 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, JODY G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,380.02 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NEVILLENE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,379.50 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLECKNER, JAMES R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,379.44 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMOLITI, MICHAEL J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,378.77 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROWLAND A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $72,378.74 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEDGE, AMR Y Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,378.53 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,377.87 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, DONNA C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $72,377.72 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, MARCEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,377.69 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, ANITA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,377.64 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSHBOW, BENJAMIN C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,377.54 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SON, JOONSEOK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,377.43 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, DENISE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,377.33 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, DIANE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,377.14 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, FRANK Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,377.04 Date 10/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, STEPHEN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,376.61 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System