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 AUSTIN-PEAY, CHANTELLE K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,456.51 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZNIK, CHARLEEN D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,456.35 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULETT, CHARLENE C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,456.33 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTEUR, MARK L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,455.36 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RONALD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,455.27 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDELLI, CHARLES Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,455.05 Date 12/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JOSE L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,454.69 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMS, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,454.65 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LAURA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,454.57 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ORMONDE L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,454.43 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, MICHAEL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,454.41 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, MARTHA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,454.26 Date 04/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, BRIAN S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,454.20 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARY BETH Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,454.12 Date 10/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSE, FRANK R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,453.52 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, RAFFAELE, JR Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $70,453.52 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINSKI, RONALD J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $70,453.49 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JESSICA E Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,452.79 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LYNDA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,452.76 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWIN O Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,452.67 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, LAUREN M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $70,452.64 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTERS, GREGORY K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,452.38 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOSOFOS, THOMAS E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $70,452.32 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUKOUTAS, DEMETRIOS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,452.23 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, CAROL A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $70,452.05 Date 02/26/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, MELINDA A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $70,451.80 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, GLENFORD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,451.66 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZATE REVEIZ, SIDNEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,451.58 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCACH, DANIEL D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,451.36 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSACK, DOUGLAS A Employer name North Massapequa Fire District Amount $70,451.15 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINWARD, MAUREEN B Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $70,450.98 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEL, RENNER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,450.90 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAITE, LUANN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,450.82 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUKKER, ABRAM B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $70,450.33 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,450.27 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $70,450.09 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, GABRIEL R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,449.50 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SHARON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,449.18 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCELLO, JOHN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,448.85 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, MARK W Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $70,448.69 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, THOMAS M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $70,448.67 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDLAUSKAS, LINAS Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,448.29 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UWAGUE, ROSE-ANNE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,448.22 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KAYCEE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,448.15 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURWITCH, COREY Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $70,448.15 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPTSEV, LUBOV Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,446.84 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUNO, GERALD L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,446.72 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, NAMPHONG Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $70,446.26 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFUENTE, LEANDRO Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $70,446.23 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,446.12 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARUFI, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $70,446.11 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, ANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,445.82 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,445.73 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,445.13 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNENGA, DAWN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,445.13 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIS, DENISE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,445.02 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, DONALD P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $70,444.86 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, BIANCA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,444.70 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, FRANKLIN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,444.08 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITS, RANDY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,444.07 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRETT R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,444.01 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TARA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,443.52 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEL, MICHELE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $70,443.14 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELISHA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,442.64 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DONNA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,442.55 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RICHARD C Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $70,440.90 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHNER, DAWN M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $70,440.84 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,440.67 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOSTAL, ERIC W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,440.63 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIEN, ELENA Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,440.32 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSS, LAURA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,439.76 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATASSA, JEFFREY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,439.42 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, EDWARD A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,438.79 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISLE, TERRANCE T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,437.90 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALY, RAYMOND D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,437.58 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,437.35 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTSOGIANNIS, JOANNE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $70,436.77 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, SEAN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,436.40 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOFSKY, STEVEN D Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $70,436.27 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOHN E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $70,435.08 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, BRUCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,434.94 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LAKISHA R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,434.90 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $70,434.88 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, PATRICIA, MRS Employer name Erie County Amount $70,434.32 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, NEIL D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,434.27 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, MARK A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $70,434.26 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $70,433.50 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RAYMOND J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,433.22 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JOSE I Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,433.07 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, APRIL P Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $70,432.73 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIST, TONI LYNN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,432.53 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,432.28 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUREVICH, LEONID Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,431.88 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, PAUL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,431.65 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TROY G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,431.60 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ PARKER, BLANCA A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $70,431.54 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, MARTIN P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,431.04 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRISON, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,430.81 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TRACY L Employer name Broome County Amount $70,430.65 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, ROBERTO E, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,429.90 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System