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 VALERINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,611.59 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWKOWSKI, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $69,611.50 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,611.03 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRLA, KEVIN Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,610.71 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSON, CHARLES L, IV Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,610.50 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRUCE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,608.97 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SUSAN I Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,608.55 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PERRY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,608.37 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $69,607.60 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WANDA J Employer name Education Department Amount $69,607.39 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULEY, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,607.09 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,606.97 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFONSO, ALEXANDER M Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,606.12 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,605.99 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, N GAI Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,605.46 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $69,605.20 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $69,604.88 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, P JOSEPH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,604.62 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, LAWRENCE M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $69,604.36 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, ANTHONY G Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $69,604.34 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ALLEN L, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $69,604.25 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CARL E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $69,604.17 Date 06/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $69,604.06 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,603.80 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DENISE P Employer name Dutchess Co Resource Rec Agcy Amount $69,603.44 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, KURT D Employer name City of Oneonta Housing Auth Amount $69,603.12 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PETER G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $69,603.08 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, DAVID B Employer name Fulton County Amount $69,603.05 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, ASHLEY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,602.29 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, LAURA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,602.25 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOSO, LAWRENCE A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,602.11 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, VERONICA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,601.84 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PHILIP H Employer name Washington County Amount $69,601.67 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, MATTHEW R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,601.50 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DALE R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,601.05 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETTON, GARY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,600.96 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, DARRELL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,600.96 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTIL, CLAYTON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,600.93 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PATRICIA L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $69,600.54 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOSZYN, MARK Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,600.52 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCAR, MIRJANA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,600.37 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $69,600.14 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEINENBACH, ERIC R Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,599.89 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARY Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $69,599.89 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDDE, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,599.54 Date 10/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, DAVID A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,599.34 Date 12/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KELLY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,599.34 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JEANNE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,599.34 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, ERIC E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,599.34 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREMIA, MARK J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,599.31 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTIERI, JOHN F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $69,598.49 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, GEORGE W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $69,598.47 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, SUSIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,598.17 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, THOMAS Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,598.07 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONETTE, BRADLEY R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,598.02 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STEVEN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,597.84 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KIRON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,597.74 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,596.37 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBAKER, JUSTIN Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $69,596.15 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVILAIRE, EZECHIEL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,595.83 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, TERESA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $69,595.80 Date 02/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDUARDO Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $69,595.55 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HOYOS, DANIEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,595.37 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON-ISIDORE, OMISHA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,595.32 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHM, RICHARD R, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,595.31 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUCK, GREGORY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $69,594.91 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLYN, GERALD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,594.83 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICK S Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $69,594.76 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, ERIK F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,594.54 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUINI, SARAH L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $69,594.08 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, PAUL S Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $69,593.83 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RICKEY Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,593.63 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCELLA, THOMAS F Employer name Erie County Amount $69,593.55 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKES, PAMELA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,593.45 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, DENNIS M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,593.11 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, RUDOLPH, JR Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $69,593.07 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GANGI, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,592.83 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUHASZ, KATHERINE L Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $69,592.68 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCALLO, JAMES E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $69,592.63 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIBNEY, FAITH L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,592.38 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENER, ELISA T Employer name Orange County Amount $69,591.87 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLARI, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $69,591.43 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, ROBERT D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,591.39 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,591.00 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDING, WILLIAM C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $69,590.78 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, DEXTER S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,590.40 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THEODORE W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $69,590.24 Date 05/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARO, KIMBERLEY D Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,590.19 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULD, TONIA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,589.89 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRITIKAS, VICTORIA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $69,589.74 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, CRAIG M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,589.72 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, JONI Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $69,589.62 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, GARY G Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $69,589.46 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEDSOE, MARCIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,588.99 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELKER, AMY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,588.85 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGREN, ETHAN N Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,588.78 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, DIANE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,588.74 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DERRICK Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $69,588.66 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DANIEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,588.46 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGHIOU, JOHN Employer name Plattekill Public Library Amount $69,587.77 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System