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 MYERS, ERIC M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $70,628.91 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, ANDREW J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $70,628.88 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, JOEL C Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $70,628.86 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KYLE M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,627.97 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKOWRONSKI, DANIEL F Employer name Erie County Amount $70,627.96 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,627.84 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ZACHARY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $70,627.78 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARESKI, CARMELA Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $70,627.63 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, WILLIAM G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $70,627.52 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, BRANDON M Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,627.41 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, STEVEN L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,627.37 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETZER, LISA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,627.30 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUDD, PAULA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,627.05 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, DARRIN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,626.82 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, CHAD D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,625.70 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, SIU YING Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,625.67 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGISO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,625.17 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONI, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,625.17 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, COLLEEN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,625.04 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, EDWARD D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,624.63 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HOWARD G Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $70,624.43 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLSBY, JAMES A, III Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $70,624.42 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, KYLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,624.10 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,624.10 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELLI, CLAIRE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,624.10 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPISSO, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,624.10 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAHILL, SARAH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,624.10 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,624.10 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPERA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $70,623.95 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RACHAEL M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,623.88 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELITSCH, ANTON R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,623.72 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, NEIL A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $70,623.67 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ZIKIYA T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,623.61 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, ERIC A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,622.66 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $70,622.42 Date 01/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGOLO, LINDA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,622.14 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, CHAD M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,622.08 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, JULIE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $70,621.45 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, PATRICIA K Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $70,620.95 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASSANO, JAMES J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $70,620.69 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTIGUY, LISA A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $70,620.60 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RHONDA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,620.35 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNDSEY N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,620.25 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, PAUL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,619.80 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSCHILD, WILLIAM L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,619.52 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,619.50 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHARON D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,619.12 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, ERIN E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,618.97 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELBY, KATHERINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,618.95 Date 07/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $70,618.78 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELBERGER, KATSIARYNA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,618.76 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, CARRIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $70,618.65 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODY-MAFFEI, GEOFFREY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,618.44 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIESA, ANTHONY M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $70,618.40 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODAS, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,618.11 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYN, GREGORY C Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $70,617.60 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGACY, RYAN M Employer name City of Norwich Amount $70,617.30 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALISON L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,617.26 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, NATALIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,617.15 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,617.13 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, JANINE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,617.06 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, THOMAS C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,616.18 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ARICK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,616.11 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, DALE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,615.62 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DESIREE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,615.44 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFERRAZZA, KRISTEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,615.12 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,615.00 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JOSE F, JR Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $70,614.75 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN-KOCOUREK, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,614.74 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUSIE, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $70,614.66 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASSMAN, JEFFREY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,614.60 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,614.53 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $70,614.37 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUME, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,614.18 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, FRANK L, IV Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,614.09 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWATT, DEAN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,613.41 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, MARGARET S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $70,613.41 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARPINO, JOHN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $70,613.41 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, MAUREEN A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $70,612.95 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, AUDELIZ Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $70,612.95 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Elma Amount $70,612.76 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRENN, CHRIS G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,612.64 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LISA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,611.87 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, MARIA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,611.73 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIE, BRENDA L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $70,611.60 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JARED T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,611.45 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUJAWSKI, GARY P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,611.27 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $70,611.17 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, WILLIAM H Employer name Albany County Amount $70,610.55 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, SUSAN ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,610.00 Date 09/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBY, AIMEE L Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $70,609.81 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JEFFREY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,609.69 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KEVIN L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,609.69 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRAO, ANN MARIE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,609.57 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALASSO, ROBERT M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,609.40 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, COLLEEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,609.09 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLATA, LORI Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $70,608.18 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SCOTT L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,608.00 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMORE, MICHAEL B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,607.74 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SCOTT Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,607.71 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System