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 ARTUSO, JOSHUA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,195.02 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GREGORY G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,194.99 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, STEVEN W Employer name Village of Medina Amount $70,194.24 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, DARRYL J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $70,194.00 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, LI JUN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,193.75 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $70,193.68 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, DANIEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,193.37 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, DANIEL E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,193.35 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, EVA K Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $70,193.25 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-PIERCE, JILL L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $70,193.24 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZAK, JAMES M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,192.58 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRALE, ROBERT E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,192.52 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, DONNA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,192.35 Date 07/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLOFF, DOUGLAS S Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $70,192.15 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KAREN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,192.09 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, COLLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,191.99 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGIS, JOSEPHINE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,191.48 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARELLA, PAUL Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,191.46 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $70,191.36 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONNA Employer name Orange County Amount $70,191.19 Date 06/28/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, GEORGE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,190.90 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SHEILA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,190.89 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAGARES, ALYSSA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $70,190.56 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, MARK M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,190.49 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICAVICH, JAMES D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,190.14 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TITUS Q Employer name Allegany County Amount $70,189.79 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MARC A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,189.58 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, NICOLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,189.53 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, ANDREW J Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $70,189.53 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDELL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $70,189.40 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, ERIN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,189.20 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWETT, DAVID P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,189.02 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, MARIA Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $70,188.40 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, SANDY R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,188.39 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSEY-DIXON, CONSTANCE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,188.35 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, BERNADETTE C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,188.33 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MARCIA A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,188.30 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, THOMAS M, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,187.84 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIS, PAULA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $70,187.82 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOULOURIS, MARIA-ELENA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $70,187.80 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVOR, DANIEL L Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $70,187.72 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESLIE, EVAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,187.51 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHUR, BRETT H Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $70,187.13 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, FRED J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,187.03 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRYAN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,187.03 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,186.96 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, MARGO M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,186.95 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, PATRICIA F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,186.85 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLIER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,186.72 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPSER, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,186.72 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, LORRAINE K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,186.66 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTORINO, BRENDA A Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $70,186.11 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MELISSA C Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $70,186.05 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ILSE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,185.87 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLIERES, PAUL W Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $70,185.74 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHISEN, JEREMY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,185.54 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, DEWAYNE D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,185.32 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $70,185.20 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, JOHNNY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,184.82 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, ROBERT N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,184.49 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, VICTORIA Y Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $70,184.13 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSMAN, JANET L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $70,184.00 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALICH, IRENE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,183.99 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,183.88 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,183.88 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHRISTINA M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,183.64 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,183.34 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SHEILA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $70,183.11 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, JEANNINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,183.10 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHARLES Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,183.06 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $70,182.97 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, GORDON F Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $70,182.87 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUND, GEORGE V Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,182.39 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $70,181.82 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, HASAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,181.64 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREN, LISA R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $70,181.59 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, ANNETTE D Employer name Education Department Amount $70,181.25 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICCHIONE, STEVEN L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $70,181.17 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JOHN D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,180.97 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPRANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $70,180.89 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BARRY Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,180.83 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETTE, ARTHUR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,180.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITHER, TAMELA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,180.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATERZA, TARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,180.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, ANGELO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,180.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEHZAD, FAISAL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,180.27 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINI, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,180.16 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, GAETANO M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $70,180.10 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,180.10 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTMAN, JOANNE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,180.10 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,179.81 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TROY K D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,179.62 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINCOE, ERIC S Employer name Chenango County Amount $70,179.37 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBE, GAIL M Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $70,179.31 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPLER, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $70,179.29 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANIA, RYSZARD Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,179.06 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDETTE, ROBERT L, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,178.59 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAUZ, MIRASOL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,178.57 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENBERGER, GUY H, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,178.29 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZICZEK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,178.24 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System