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 PINKNEY, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,321.82 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, ROBERT J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $71,321.73 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVESI, WILLIAM S Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $71,321.55 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZER, EDWARD T, JR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $71,321.27 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISLER, FRANK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,320.90 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, LYNNE S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,320.71 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ICCARI, ANNA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,320.50 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, HARRIS I Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $71,320.46 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, REGINALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,320.26 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, ADAM A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $71,320.18 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANMELIL, ANU P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,320.09 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, JOSHUA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,320.02 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEH, JOSEPH F Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,319.90 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, SARAH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,319.79 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, SUSAN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,319.12 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, BARBARA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,319.04 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES JARDIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $71,319.01 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLETTA, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Amount $71,318.77 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RENEE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $71,318.48 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JASON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,318.35 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPOLSKI, ANNMARIE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,318.04 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BRADLEY B Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $71,317.97 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, JOSHUA G K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,317.83 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, FRANCIS C, III Employer name City of Corning Amount $71,317.71 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BERNARD C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,317.63 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPA, ADAM C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,317.59 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, WILLIAM B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,317.51 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,317.38 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $71,317.10 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARY C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,317.06 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,317.01 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, GEORGE D, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,316.84 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, ANDREA L Employer name Albany County Amount $71,316.70 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENNETT-JOZWIAK, EDYTHE M Employer name Albany County Amount $71,316.70 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, JAMES Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $71,316.36 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKERS, WENDY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,316.24 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEKAMP, RICHARD J, III Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $71,315.37 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURELLO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $71,314.96 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARDY, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $71,314.38 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, PAUL C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,314.31 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACZ, THEODORE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,314.22 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $71,313.62 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCIA, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,313.41 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOORHEES, NANCY E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,313.28 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAGIAN, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,313.23 Date 10/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMEN, BEHANAN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,312.70 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, LOUIS, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $71,312.46 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, VIVET C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,311.81 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHMAN, EULEX N Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,311.52 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROBERT Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,311.47 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, VICKY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,311.43 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, LUZ M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $71,311.41 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SANDRA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,311.14 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIZHPI, MANNY R Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $71,311.12 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARY T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,311.05 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN K Employer name Albany County Amount $71,311.04 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, DARREN J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $71,311.00 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA LONE, JON P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,310.97 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALOISE, ROCCO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,310.38 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASOS, HEIDI S Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $71,310.36 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $71,310.21 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSOM, JASON J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,310.01 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELEY, WENDY K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,310.00 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, MELINDA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,310.00 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, NICHOLAS W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,310.00 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINE, APRIL T, MRS Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,310.00 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARONSON, MICHELLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,309.75 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLITZ, GRETCHEN R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,309.64 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL DILLMANN, GABRIELLA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,309.64 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,309.60 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSWORTH, KURT Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $71,309.10 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JOHN J, V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,309.04 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFRAGA, PETER P Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $71,309.01 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JUSTIN S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,308.84 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JAMES C Employer name Erie County Amount $71,308.25 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ANDREW Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,308.11 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLEY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,308.09 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACKETT, DAVID M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $71,308.04 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, STEPHANIE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,307.98 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ERIC J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,307.97 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGEL, TODD R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,307.89 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAVER, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $71,307.47 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKUS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,307.19 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, SHANE P Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,307.03 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASPROMONTE, ANTHONY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,306.56 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACINO, BRIAN P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,306.26 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOTO, EMMA V Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,306.26 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, BART T Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $71,306.25 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, DANIELLE N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $71,306.01 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JENNIFER J Employer name Albany County Amount $71,305.51 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ROBERT E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $71,305.20 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $71,304.93 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, CALVIN H Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $71,304.89 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLETTI, JOSEPH F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $71,304.71 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETT, RAIN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,304.54 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, PETER J Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $71,304.50 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHET-BOULE, ROSELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,304.34 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWS-LANE, DAPHNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,304.29 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRAGGA, JULIA E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,304.25 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLUS, FRANCES Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,304.25 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System