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 BALUTIS, GERALD P Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,472.36 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JOHN F Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,471.58 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, DENNIS H Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,471.56 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRA, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,471.34 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TODD J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $71,470.84 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCONI, ALICIA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,470.83 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHAN, LORI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,470.22 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, KIMBERLY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,470.18 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, SCOTT M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,469.99 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FRANCINE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,469.71 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT WILSON, FAREN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,469.57 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CALVIN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,469.34 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHARN Y Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,469.09 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLNER, JANICE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,468.99 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JENNIFER L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $71,468.98 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARK W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,468.18 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGWER, RICHARD W Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $71,468.00 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, EANGELINE E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,467.96 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PAUL R, JR Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $71,466.66 Date 04/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, IAN E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,466.64 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUVALL, ALBERTA P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,466.37 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $71,466.34 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLONE, MASSIMO Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $71,466.25 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ERIC H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,466.18 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, FREDERICK K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,465.91 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, ASSANE N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $71,465.21 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JON R Employer name Broome County Amount $71,465.09 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, CINDY L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $71,464.85 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISINGER, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $71,464.56 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $71,464.52 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, WILLARD J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $71,464.04 Date 03/07/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, MELISSA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,463.99 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSLINE, BRYAN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,463.59 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELPILLAI, ANTONY K Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $71,463.50 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, LEE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,463.42 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, ELLEN Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $71,463.36 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, FRANK E, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $71,462.82 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, DOMINIC Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,462.44 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, ROBERT V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,462.29 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVEK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,462.07 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, LIGIA P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,461.71 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITERNO, DAWN Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,461.28 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JULIE A Employer name Warren County Amount $71,461.21 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,461.13 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILBURN, DAPHNE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,461.12 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHEILA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,461.00 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWINN, JASON S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,460.86 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEHNER, COLIN G Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $71,460.76 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, DENISE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,460.08 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, SARA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,459.94 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, SCOTT A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,459.36 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALL, ROBERT D Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,459.15 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, WINSTON C Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $71,459.07 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, DANIEL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $71,459.04 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXHEPI, LUAN Employer name Department of State Amount $71,459.02 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONA, JAMES Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $71,458.45 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, STEPHEN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,458.24 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC O Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $71,458.08 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AKEN, JAY W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,458.07 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,457.50 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCHITELLI, TAMMY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,457.49 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,457.46 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYES, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,457.38 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, HUGH Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $71,457.32 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAUER, KARL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,457.26 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, MARTIN D Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $71,457.10 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RADCLIFFE L Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $71,456.87 Date 11/14/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DAVID C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,456.72 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KRISTINA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,456.49 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLI, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,456.25 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,455.23 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, NANCY F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,455.15 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASNER, BETTY A Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $71,455.04 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, YVONNE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,454.97 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENATI, DANIELLE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,454.91 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZACKARIAH V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,453.86 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBERGER, ROBERT K Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $71,453.72 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,453.28 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KRISTIN A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,452.83 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DANIEL M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,452.41 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, WESLEY A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $71,452.24 Date 02/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELDUNAS, MARTHA A Employer name Orange County Amount $71,452.22 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATRE, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,452.19 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LONON J, SR Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $71,451.65 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, CHAD R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $71,451.58 Date 08/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, JERRY R, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,450.83 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,450.79 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMIRE, SCOTT E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,450.66 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, STACY ANN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,450.32 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTA, DANIEL J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $71,450.23 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEZZULO, ELIO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,450.19 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DOMENICO Employer name City of Rye Amount $71,449.74 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, JAMES Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,449.72 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUN, KEVIN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,449.72 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, JERMEL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,449.45 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, BRIAN D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $71,449.44 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, RAYMOND J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,449.43 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, LORI M Employer name Albany County Amount $71,449.34 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, CINDY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,449.23 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DAVID G Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $71,449.10 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System