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 DESIMONE, LINDA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,989.24 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKARZ, SHERRY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,989.20 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCAGLINI, JAMES T Employer name City of Hornell Amount $70,989.12 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARC C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,988.86 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, DONNA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,988.84 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARNLEY, TAMARA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFLAND, JEFFERY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROCHKO, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, STEVEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGLER, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGARSKY, YELENA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTROM, RONALD J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTINGER, ERIC J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISONE, JOHN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, JOHN V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,988.83 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ARTHUR A Employer name Education Department Amount $70,988.83 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELITZER, ANDREW G Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,988.83 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RYAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,988.83 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, RENEE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,988.83 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CHARLES W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,988.83 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHAKIS, KIMBRA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,988.83 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CLARA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,988.83 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, IRWIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,988.83 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, AMANDA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,988.67 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGIN, CAROLYN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,988.61 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGWOOD, KAREN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.39 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, CHRISTINE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,988.39 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHUMARAN, SUGANTHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,988.26 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, FAITH Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,987.82 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, BRIAN N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,987.77 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, TORRENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,987.37 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGALETTI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,987.21 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, KERRI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,987.02 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENIG, KURT A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,987.01 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHER, MICHAEL P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,986.44 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, DEBRA R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,986.20 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,986.17 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOC, ANDREW R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $70,986.17 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILOTTO, JOSEPH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,985.64 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CRYSTAL M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $70,985.42 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, BRENT B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,985.27 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, MARK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,985.27 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTH, GLORIA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $70,984.50 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELIONE, MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,984.39 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, CHRIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,984.32 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JOHN E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,984.31 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,984.13 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,984.13 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRENDA J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,984.10 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, LEILA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,984.03 Date 05/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLI, RALPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $70,983.80 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,983.72 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, LINDA L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $70,983.72 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSIAK, MICHAL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,983.65 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, CONNOR L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,983.64 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETO, ALLISON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,983.40 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, STEVEN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,983.31 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, MITCHELL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,983.21 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, SUSAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,983.21 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, SHAWN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,983.03 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, EDWIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,982.89 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIM, GRETA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,982.80 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPI, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,982.59 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAWN E Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,982.59 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVER, MARK W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,982.46 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, JACQUELINE F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,982.15 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIDO, JENNIE A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $70,982.10 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, VALDO G Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,982.06 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARUP, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,982.05 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, DEBRA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,981.51 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, ERIN C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,981.51 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,981.48 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, LISA F Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $70,981.41 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZI, STEPHEN V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,981.38 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,981.05 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $70,981.03 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, JOSEPH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,980.93 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PETER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,980.53 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMANIS, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,980.14 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MONTEIL C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,980.11 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPP, VICTORIA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,980.03 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCO, JOHN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,980.00 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIND, JANICE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,979.71 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIRIN, DEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,979.36 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEFORD, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,978.93 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGEL, MELVIN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,978.93 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, LINDA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,978.93 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, TANYA DEE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,978.93 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,978.89 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROS, JONATHAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUREVICH, DORA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, PAMELA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIDU, GAYATHRI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIWAY, MABEL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JUAN PATERNO V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIVETI, ANJANA DEVI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHRITNER, ERIC E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,978.69 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System