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 SZLEJTER, GREG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,307.67 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMAN, N'KO L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,307.53 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICK, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $70,307.41 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,306.90 Date 09/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, KRISTEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,306.90 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZMAN, MATTHEW Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,306.42 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEGLIO, DENISE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,306.30 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERVILLE, ELLOUISE Z Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,306.25 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRADLEY M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $70,306.13 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZER, KEVIN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,306.07 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELINDA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $70,305.88 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $70,305.85 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDY, KENNETH E, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,305.84 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHNTER, GABRIELLE F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $70,305.75 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, DONALD R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $70,305.74 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DIANE Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,305.73 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGWOOD, JAMES Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,305.65 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURST, MICHAEL C Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $70,305.40 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLING, VILMA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,305.34 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARFATY, BERNADETTE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,305.25 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,304.81 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODAVARTHY, SOUJANYA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,304.66 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYDAY, GENNADIY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,304.27 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, WILLIAM N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,304.20 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTARD, DAHLIA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $70,304.07 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ALTEAHA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,303.88 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, FREDERICK W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,303.86 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, MICHAEL A Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $70,303.77 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MARISOL O Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,303.61 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUHART, SARA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,303.51 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLELUNGA, MICHELLE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,303.51 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,302.99 Date 07/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARYL D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,302.71 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUK, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,302.68 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPIO, RONALD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,302.60 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODICASA, JARRETT A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $70,302.03 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CECERE, THOMAS A, II Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $70,302.01 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BRULE, CHARLES N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,301.76 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIDER, KAREN JOY Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,301.56 Date 12/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,301.54 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADVARI, KEVIN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,301.38 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSUMECI, PATRICK J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $70,301.16 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MANOJ M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,301.15 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSONE, JANICE A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,300.78 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFHAM, DENISE S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $70,300.36 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,300.00 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, JAMIE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,299.82 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKI, RAYMOND Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,299.12 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, JANE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,299.09 Date 09/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, TRACEY L M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,299.07 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JUDY ANN Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $70,299.05 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,298.98 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKEL, TAMMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,298.98 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIE, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $70,298.95 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JONATHAN R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $70,298.09 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANASKY, MARK A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $70,298.03 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOM, SIMON B, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,297.63 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, JUAN U Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $70,297.46 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, LAURIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,297.45 Date 12/21/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCILLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,297.44 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, ERIKA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,297.21 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDORE, TRICIA A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $70,297.01 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DERHEIDE, LINDA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,296.77 Date 05/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, ERIC H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,296.59 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IONTA-TOCCO, ROSE C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,296.41 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN-PAYNE, EARLENE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,296.40 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRY, SARAH J Employer name Warren County Amount $70,296.29 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, DAVID L Employer name City of Oneida Amount $70,296.25 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOHN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,295.59 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ROBYN P Employer name Columbia County Amount $70,295.46 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, ANNE C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $70,294.90 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRENZO, MARY BETH Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $70,294.90 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, BETH E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $70,294.83 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUSKA, BRYAN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,294.79 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,294.17 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, MARY LOU K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,293.81 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, GLENN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,293.72 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, PETER K Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $70,293.50 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, ALICIA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,293.33 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLEY, JOSHUA D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,293.07 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDENKO, PETER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,293.03 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, CARMEN Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $70,292.89 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,292.86 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MARK F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,292.79 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPESTICK, TIMOTHY W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,292.54 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, VICTORIA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,292.24 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DONALD W Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $70,290.93 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIKER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,290.37 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, RICHARD D Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,290.34 Date 11/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARRY R Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,290.23 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOWSKI, REGINA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $70,290.14 Date 10/08/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERZ, JOAN C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $70,289.42 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEDDAOUI, TATIANA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,289.06 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, JESSICA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,288.66 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, PATRICIA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,288.61 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,288.37 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, JAI Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,288.08 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERLY, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,287.87 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARIE C B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,287.58 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, MARIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $70,287.53 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System