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 CANGIANO, FRANK F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,375.91 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIO, MARY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,375.84 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREBEL, JENNIFER A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,375.80 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, EDWIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,375.73 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, WALTER J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,375.73 Date 09/18/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAS, GREGORY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,375.30 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, AARON M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,375.01 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, TERRENCE J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $72,375.00 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLO, DOMINICK M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,374.90 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTINGER, CRAIG H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,374.72 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCUM, JAMES E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,374.59 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, SARAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,373.49 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISEN, HANS C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,373.41 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, N'QUAN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,373.34 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALESE, DENISE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,373.00 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,372.99 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTAZINO, JOY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,372.97 Date 09/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA A Employer name Orange County Amount $72,372.77 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGER, ERIN C Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $72,372.76 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, JEFFREY B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,372.61 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, GREGG E, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $72,372.60 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HERBERTH G Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $72,372.15 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,371.49 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUTMANN, KENNETH F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,371.32 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIEL, JUAN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,371.31 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTOGRASSO, ERIN C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,371.07 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLT, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $72,370.87 Date 04/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, CHRISTINA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $72,370.79 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABROZZI, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $72,370.70 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARK, GORDON A, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,370.58 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, HAROLD F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,370.53 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,370.40 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRAL, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,370.40 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURNAN, PADMINI R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,370.40 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELJAMALI, SAMI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,370.40 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, KIM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,370.40 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, MARCELLO J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,370.30 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,370.30 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORU, ALLYSSA D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $72,370.24 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NICHOLE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,370.05 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, JULIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,369.91 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,369.85 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, PENNEY L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,369.63 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, STEPHEN J Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $72,369.61 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOWE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,369.22 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, CARL W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,368.71 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADSHAH, RAHIM Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,368.12 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTIN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,367.54 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCHIO, ROSEANNA M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $72,367.51 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR, ROSE M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,367.31 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSUITE, MARK F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,367.28 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTO, DEBORAH J Employer name Orange County Amount $72,366.72 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STEPHANIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,366.61 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSEY, DONALD G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,366.54 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,365.98 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARYSEK, TIMOTHY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,365.81 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, FRANCES R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,365.72 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTAN-FERRIS, DARLENE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,365.37 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTA, KRISHNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,365.34 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LEONARD J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,365.27 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPFER, STEPHEN B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,364.67 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCQUE, RONALD A, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,364.56 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINGTON, JIMMIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,364.52 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, MARK D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,364.31 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTERBA, DAVID M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,363.99 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BETTIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,363.73 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, DEBRA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $72,363.60 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, AIESHA C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,363.36 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,363.31 Date 12/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LAMECCA W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,363.07 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, EILEEN P Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $72,362.88 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,362.75 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRAY, KAREN L S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,362.72 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-DOUGLASM, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,362.26 Date 02/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JACQUELINE D Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $72,361.53 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLINSKY, PETER J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $72,361.42 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,361.21 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHAWN Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,360.96 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MATTHEW J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,360.85 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATIN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $72,360.72 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, AMY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,360.35 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRANDON D Employer name Albany County Amount $72,360.15 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, KENNETH C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,359.82 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, TERI LYNN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,359.80 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JOSEPH V Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $72,359.67 Date 03/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, CONSTANTINO Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,359.48 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCONI, ENZO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,359.38 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, VINCENT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,359.11 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,358.77 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZOLD, MARINA N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,358.48 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, CHI MAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,358.23 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINO, JASON C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,358.14 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOCZYLAS, JEFFERY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,358.11 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHFORD, MAURICE D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,357.83 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITCH, SHERIDAWN Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,356.73 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,356.50 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMICK, PAUL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,356.14 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,355.97 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, KATHLEEN ANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,355.62 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NISBET, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $72,355.53 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System