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 MARCISZEWSKI, STEVEN P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,327.01 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETZLER, SCOTT R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,326.20 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES-VAZQUEZ, LISA J Employer name Orange County Amount $72,326.06 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANI, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $72,325.83 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALDI, DENISE E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,325.80 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGONE, CARL E, JR Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $72,325.24 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, LYDIA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,325.19 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, MARTHA G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,325.00 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKINS, VENDELLA O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,324.87 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRADE, ANGELA M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $72,324.50 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULHANEK, JACK L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,324.36 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, FATE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $72,324.28 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEJCIK, JOHN R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,324.12 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SEYMOUR B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,324.08 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, EBONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,323.99 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRYAN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,323.73 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, YUSIFF A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,323.27 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PATRICK S Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,323.07 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLIN, RYAN H Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $72,322.80 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELIA, JAMES P Employer name Brookhaven Fire District Amount $72,322.50 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETSON, GEORGE B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,322.30 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, HEATHER L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,322.18 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIADO, JAIME H Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $72,321.94 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, ROBERT P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,321.62 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEE, SHEILA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,321.62 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DENISE S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,321.12 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CINI Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,320.92 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,320.72 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, ADRIANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,320.24 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNO, JASON E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,320.07 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIO, EMANUEL W Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $72,319.50 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTROM, JEFFREY L Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $72,319.40 Date 10/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLENBERG, SHERRI Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,319.34 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLANDO, LOUIS J Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $72,319.30 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, SERGIO P Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $72,318.78 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACORTA, JOSE V Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $72,318.59 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITMAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,318.43 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALMAN, BRIAN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $72,318.38 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, LESTER W, IV Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,318.36 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RACHEL M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,318.20 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWECKI, WILLIAM A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,317.69 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTITO, JOANNE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,317.20 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARD, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,316.68 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,316.52 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, STEVEN T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,316.18 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, MEGAN E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $72,316.12 Date 09/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGIELLO, RYAN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,316.10 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, KYLE E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,315.60 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, GABRIEL Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $72,315.53 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, JOSEPH A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $72,315.38 Date 03/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, KENNETH C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,315.26 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SANDY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,315.03 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLER, ERIC E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,314.99 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, RICKY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $72,314.40 Date 01/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO FERNANDEZ, IVAN Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $72,314.39 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, THERESA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,314.24 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CASI A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,313.96 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,313.05 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, BENJAMIN D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $72,312.95 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, SUZANNE M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $72,312.60 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DARREN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,312.50 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSTA, SHARON Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,312.15 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, JULIE M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $72,311.59 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,311.56 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, TODD J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $72,311.55 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ERIN E Employer name Erie County Amount $72,311.54 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEJADLIK, JACK J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,311.54 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JAMES M Employer name Erie County Amount $72,311.52 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAS, JULIE R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,311.52 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSZUS, SEAN M Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $72,311.21 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,310.89 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOPHY, JAMES A Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $72,310.78 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, PATRICK D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,310.74 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BONNIE S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $72,310.26 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARCELA G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,310.06 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, KATHLYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,309.95 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, LI-WEN LISA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,309.94 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, KYLE A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,309.85 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, MARILYN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $72,309.23 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDELLI, WILLIAM L Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $72,308.95 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, RICHARD J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,308.71 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, KENLEY L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $72,308.41 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,308.24 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, MATHEW L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,308.14 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, BRIAN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,307.41 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JANIS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,307.18 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, KERRI Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,306.94 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEER, BRIAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,306.86 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACRES, DANIELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,306.80 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASSARE, PETER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,306.54 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, JEANNIE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,306.00 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, MATTHEW M Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,305.87 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MICHAEL R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,305.73 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEREMY W Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,305.46 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEELER, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $72,305.39 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, NICOLE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,305.05 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $72,304.38 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, BRUCE R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $72,304.20 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, SHAWN P, SR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $72,304.00 Date 12/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, RICHARD J Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,303.95 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System