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 VALENCIA, JOSE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,806.69 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRIDGE, RODERICK M, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,806.62 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFANO, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,806.49 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $71,806.45 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, RAYMOND C Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,806.39 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $71,806.09 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, RYAN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,805.63 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, BERNARD F, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,805.53 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ARTHUR J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $71,805.15 Date 06/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SANTOS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,804.41 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMEDIO, JOSEPH R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,804.29 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, JEFFREY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,803.97 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLET, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,803.92 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, ALICE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,803.28 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENION, DENNIS M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,803.24 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, EILAH Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,803.15 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, LAURA L Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $71,803.08 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EDWELL T, II Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,802.64 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, GISELE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $71,802.18 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN-CASEY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,801.94 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASANOFF, MARK R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,801.56 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, SUSAN H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,801.52 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $71,801.38 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MICHAELA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,801.27 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAFIORE, MARGE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,801.11 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHLOEY P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,800.95 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANGLE, MARIAN J Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $71,800.69 Date 03/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, JOHN H Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,800.56 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, MATTHEW L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,800.26 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FREDERICK L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $71,800.14 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYRING, PENROSE J Employer name City of Corning Amount $71,799.94 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMORTE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $71,799.20 Date 11/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SOJOURNER R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,799.01 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, LAURIE T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $71,798.90 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPERINO, DAVID R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,798.51 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $71,798.43 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TRAYMANE D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $71,798.08 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,797.87 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSART, SCOTT D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,797.80 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, RICHARD K Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $71,797.26 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWNES, AJA V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,797.25 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOVODOFF, ALEXANDR B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,796.34 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YICHAO Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,795.35 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, JESSICA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,795.25 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLOTTA, JOHN L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $71,795.14 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, REMI, III Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,794.91 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZILLI, DANIEL G Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,794.76 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SUSAN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,794.68 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, TARANJEET K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,794.43 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORING, ELIZABETH W Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,794.23 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, STEVEN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,793.22 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, SAMUEL L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,792.89 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKO, SABRENA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,792.22 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEWICZ, GREG P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,791.99 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, GENEVRA A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $71,791.68 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN F Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,790.85 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,789.38 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFINGER, DONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,789.36 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNEMAN, JULIANNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,788.78 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, JOHN P Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,788.75 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, PETER S, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,788.07 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DIANA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,787.90 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERAME, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,786.76 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUGLE, ASHLEY M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,786.33 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, RICHARD L, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,786.30 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIM, WASYL P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,786.27 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCHETTI, FRANCESCO, JR Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $71,786.26 Date 12/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, BRYAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,786.19 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMALZ, TAMMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,786.08 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, DAVID H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,786.04 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAYRE, RICHARD G Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $71,785.99 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONT, DONALD A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $71,785.98 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, RAMNEEK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,785.88 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUEHERY, JULIA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,785.68 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORST, KASSIA Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $71,785.65 Date 01/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,785.42 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,785.36 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, KATHERINE E Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $71,785.16 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, STEVEN R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $71,785.12 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISING, JOILYNN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,784.11 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTLER, CHAD T Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,784.07 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, LORRAINE Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $71,783.68 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHELLE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,783.55 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MIGUEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,783.44 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, JOSE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,783.31 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ROBERT E Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $71,783.11 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, DEZILYN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,783.04 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZO, JAMES J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,782.72 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,782.29 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULKINS, JULIE M Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $71,781.86 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, TIMOTHY C Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $71,781.63 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FROBERTO Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,780.42 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, ARMANDO Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $71,780.36 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERLY, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $71,780.14 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,779.83 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKLITSCH, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,779.30 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NAMEF, MARK F Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,779.12 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, JOSEF A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,778.80 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILTS, DENISE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,778.70 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPLES, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,778.45 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System