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 BLAIS, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,838.03 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, DEREK T Employer name City of Rome Amount $70,837.68 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SBIROLI, RENEE E Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,837.48 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENSBURY, JEFFREY L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $70,837.40 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, DEBORA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,837.37 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROXANNA L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $70,837.26 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANDALALL, KRISHNA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $70,836.92 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, LARRY Employer name Wayne County Amount $70,836.76 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ROBERT J Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $70,836.72 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, SCOTT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,836.62 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, CHRISTINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,836.36 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTATO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,836.30 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTERS, DEON A Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $70,836.09 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA, RONALD Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $70,835.44 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, PAUL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,835.40 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,835.10 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNE, DANIEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $70,834.45 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MORRIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,834.17 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,833.63 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, BRIAN N Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,833.49 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, ROBERT F Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $70,833.43 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDOR, RACHELE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,833.28 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAVE, JENNY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,832.66 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITETTA, ANTHONY G Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $70,832.22 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, THOMAS W Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $70,832.06 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGETT, MATTHEW R Employer name Genesee County Amount $70,831.28 Date 01/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, CINDY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,831.20 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $70,831.05 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNETZLER, LEO J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $70,830.63 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, VIPUL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,830.53 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MARC I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,830.53 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, JAMES R Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $70,830.49 Date 06/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAPIA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,830.27 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, DIEGO A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,830.25 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUE, DAVID W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,829.67 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, DAVID W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $70,829.15 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, MEREDEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,828.85 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERN, STUART H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,828.84 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,828.84 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, PATRICK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,828.43 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUMIEL, JEFFREY H Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,828.09 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXEY, GEORGE M, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,827.86 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKIEWICZ, THOMAS S, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,827.84 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOHN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,827.75 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLETT, BRUCE R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $70,827.53 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JUSTIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,827.17 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MIKE A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $70,826.11 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONE, JACOB J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,825.95 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VALSAMMA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,825.78 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, LUCINDA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,825.22 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWIZDALA, CHARLENE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,825.21 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, ELVIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,825.01 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETLING, MARC J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,824.74 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ANNABELLE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,824.63 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA-BOLANOS, ALBA S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,824.55 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, WILLIAM Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,824.38 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDORE-FRANCOIS, SYNTHIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,824.27 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, DAVID H Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $70,824.16 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, MARILYN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,824.12 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, KEVIN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,823.18 Date 11/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, TORY C Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $70,823.05 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,822.97 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUTZMAN, WILBUR R, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,822.91 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, DOMINIC J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $70,822.84 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CINTHIA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,822.63 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEYNE, RAIMY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,822.50 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, TRACY J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $70,822.05 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWN, ALAN S Employer name Warren County Amount $70,821.72 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBY, ALEXIS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,821.03 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, ADAM R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,820.21 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY S, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,819.85 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LISA R Employer name Erie County Amount $70,819.83 Date 05/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICLUNA, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,819.63 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCCISANO, JOSEPH Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,819.59 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,819.49 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARSKI, KATHERINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,819.32 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DIERDRE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,819.22 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,819.00 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, KARA S Employer name Orange County Amount $70,817.86 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Richland Amount $70,817.45 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,817.41 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTTARIA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,817.25 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, KRYSTYNA M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,817.21 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKMAN, MONICA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $70,817.14 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURIFICATO, JASON R Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $70,816.49 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, JESSICA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,816.45 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, ALBERT H Employer name Albany County Amount $70,816.14 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEN, ROBERT F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,816.04 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SHAUN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,815.70 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCK, JOHN L Employer name Broome County Amount $70,815.58 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, NICOLE V Employer name Education Department Amount $70,815.57 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MICHELE Y Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,815.26 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, SHEILA J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,815.26 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNTZ, DARCY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,815.26 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHERYL A Employer name Education Department Amount $70,815.26 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, JOLENE E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,815.26 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FRANCES A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,815.26 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZARONE, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,815.03 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,814.87 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORLEWSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $70,814.66 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System