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 MERCURIO, FRANK D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,677.01 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,676.94 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMIAK, ANNETTE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,676.65 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALKER, JASON W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,676.38 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTCENT, MARIA B Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $70,676.33 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLING, TIMOTHY M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,676.04 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANUMAIHGARI, SWETHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,676.02 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, NEIL N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,675.81 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, CALVIN N Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $70,675.60 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,675.17 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, WILLIAM R Employer name Albany County Amount $70,674.95 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBERDY, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,674.31 Date 04/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, ANNAMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,674.16 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DARRELL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,673.53 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, LATOYA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,673.38 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,672.15 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEWSKI, MICAH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,672.01 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLOMPEN, PATRICIA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $70,671.31 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHON, LINDA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $70,671.25 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOVA, OKSANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,670.23 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODINE, RACHELLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,670.18 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $70,669.98 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, SETH A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $70,669.97 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, WILLIAM E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,669.70 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, NANCY A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,669.70 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEY, ANDREW G Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,669.57 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANDING, NICOLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,669.11 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ADAM R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $70,669.01 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ANDRE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,668.91 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, JENNIFER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,668.80 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLE, KENNETH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,667.76 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, PHILLIP J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,667.64 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDER, JEFFREY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,667.05 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZIRR, CHERI A Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,666.85 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, GLORIA J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $70,666.80 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, PATRICIA I Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $70,666.78 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNACCIA, MARGHERITA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,666.78 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, DEONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,666.61 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, KENNETH P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,666.50 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ALICE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $70,666.39 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, PAULINE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,666.05 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTH, LYNNE T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $70,665.67 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPATI, CORRIDON T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $70,665.63 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEFFREY P Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $70,665.50 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDO-MALLON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $70,665.00 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TROY A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,664.71 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIOLO, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,664.40 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEULEMANS, CEDRIC J A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $70,664.29 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, STEVEN B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,664.04 Date 03/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, ROGER VINCENT Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $70,663.83 Date 07/10/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, STACY E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,663.46 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEMANHEL, DONOVAN C Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $70,663.35 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RONALD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,662.03 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, LORI A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $70,662.00 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIONTEK, THOMAS D Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $70,661.33 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEML, RAYMOND J Employer name Greene County Amount $70,661.28 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, BRIAN R Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,661.24 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EL-TILIB, HATIM A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,661.08 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAISEY, COLIN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,660.98 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERI, JOHN B Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $70,660.93 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, D YOLANDA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,660.38 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTENUTO, WENDY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $70,660.20 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSICE, KARISA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $70,659.20 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MELISSA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,659.04 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTNER, KRISTEN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,658.84 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSETH, KRISTIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,658.62 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, KIMBERLY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,658.46 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTERSON, RONDA C Employer name Erie County Amount $70,658.30 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERBENZ, MATTHEW Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $70,658.15 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, ANN M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $70,658.04 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURABIAN, BERGE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,657.60 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DAVID K Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,657.57 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMIGLIOZZI, DOROTHY Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,657.32 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMAN, SHERRY L Employer name Delaware County Amount $70,657.22 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, ANDRE F Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,657.21 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,656.81 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIZ, REYNALDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,656.79 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLSKI, MICHELE E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,656.62 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANDINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Washington County Amount $70,656.62 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBULSKA, JOLANTA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,656.32 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACK, KIRK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,656.22 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPATOS, GERASIMOS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,656.14 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,655.57 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAROS, GEORGE N Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,654.96 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JOSEPH K Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $70,654.61 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ELYSE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,654.26 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, SCOTT C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,653.76 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL FORNO, PAUL E Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $70,653.12 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, PRASHANT K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,653.08 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MATTHEW J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,653.01 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPF, LAURA L Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $70,652.77 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALERA, ADAM E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,652.38 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTIGROSSI, PETER C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,652.38 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLICK, PHILIP O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,652.30 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, CHERYL M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,652.17 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRITA, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $70,651.90 Date 10/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, AMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,651.80 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSEPH E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $70,651.48 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIR, MEHMET Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $70,651.39 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,651.36 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System