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 ALIANELLO, MARK D Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $71,343.33 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKBUSH, CYNTHIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,343.09 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAROLYN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,342.82 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILBER, KENNETH E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,342.51 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTING, JEROME A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $71,342.34 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, JEREMY L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $71,341.88 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, DANIEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,341.66 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRENZA, ROBERT Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $71,341.54 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMAK, JEREMY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,340.95 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, SAM Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $71,340.84 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,340.69 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPINGER, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,340.59 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, HAROLD G Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,340.53 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARY JANE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,340.45 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,340.32 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,340.03 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, KEVIN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,340.03 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOONE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,339.94 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, GEORGE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,339.01 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, GIOVANI Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $71,338.86 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, ROBIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,338.79 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILACKY, JENNIFER B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,338.69 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,338.47 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $71,338.32 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, THERESA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,338.23 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, GINA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,337.97 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, RAJAN THUNDIL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,337.86 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSEN, CRAIG S Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $71,337.79 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KAITLYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,337.77 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JASON S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $71,337.76 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEBEY, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $71,337.66 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEITH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,337.01 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, BRUCE E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,336.76 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, LINDA M Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $71,336.64 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, JAMES A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,336.47 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSTEIN, ROSE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,336.32 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, JULIETTE F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,336.32 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONISAN, SUZETTE R Employer name Education Department Amount $71,336.30 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPINIAN, CHRISTINE S Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $71,336.02 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, MARY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,336.00 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, JUSTIN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,335.98 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, DAVID L Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,335.87 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, MARTIN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,335.68 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTH, JOSEPH D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,335.50 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, MATTHEW J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,335.40 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,335.11 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, HEATHER L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,334.93 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, WILLIAM T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,334.76 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, REBECCA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,334.66 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JOSEPHINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $71,334.25 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROWER, GLENN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,333.97 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WAYNE E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,333.82 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,333.79 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, CATHERINE V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,333.71 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SHEIK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,333.70 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELENO, ELIZABETH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,333.62 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, ANGELO A, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $71,333.03 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,333.00 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWDER, KARIS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,332.40 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, KEVIN A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $71,332.06 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, ANNE MARY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,331.25 Date 07/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, JESSICA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,331.01 Date 04/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARCHA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $71,330.56 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $71,330.39 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $71,330.17 Date 05/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TJORNHOM, DIANE E Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $71,329.91 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, RICHARD E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $71,329.75 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, TIFFANY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,328.82 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, ROBERT J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,328.66 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICE, JEFFREY S Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $71,328.64 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, STACEY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $71,328.40 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASSER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,328.35 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, JESSICA B Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $71,327.81 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MATHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $71,327.23 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMMEH, DODOU Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $71,326.97 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, BARBARA G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,326.70 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZO, MICHAEL Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $71,326.01 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, GARY S Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $71,325.74 Date 01/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,325.61 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOU, YOUNG AH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,324.89 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELL, ROBIN A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $71,324.82 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, NADINE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,324.49 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLATO, ROGELIO Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $71,324.26 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JASON C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,324.21 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY-ARMITAGE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $71,324.08 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, CHRISTINA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,324.00 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, ANDREW G Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,323.94 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, ANDREW R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,323.83 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, ANGELO Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,323.61 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ROSANNE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,323.20 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,323.07 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERCASIO, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $71,323.07 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, SUZANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,323.04 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH GONZALEZ, SHANNON R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,322.52 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPAK, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,322.49 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AMY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,322.34 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, TRACY B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $71,322.23 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGEL, CASSANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,322.03 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEELE, MARK D Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,322.00 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMERMAN, NANCY F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,321.90 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System