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 LEZER, CHESTER R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,587.69 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHAND, TODD A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,587.15 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,586.96 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVRUICK, MELANIE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,586.83 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOCELYNE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,586.63 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTT, ERIN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,585.90 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, KATHRYN J Employer name Erie County Amount $69,585.70 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LEMEATRICE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,585.53 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,585.30 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, JAMES J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $69,584.66 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLA, VICTOR L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,584.59 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KRISTINE Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $69,584.51 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, JASON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,584.19 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERRY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,584.11 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSMAN, NORMAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,583.95 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFANTI, KRISTIN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,583.94 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, ANDREW P Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,583.94 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, DEBRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,583.94 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSIK, MAUREEN C Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $69,583.47 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIOU, PAMELA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,582.75 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLING, GINGER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,581.94 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, STEVEN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,581.28 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITER, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $69,581.23 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MICHAEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,581.22 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, ROBERT J, II Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $69,581.20 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, CARMEN A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $69,580.76 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $69,580.40 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, SCOTT F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,580.28 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, MARK E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $69,580.21 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, NANCY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,579.86 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, IZABEL H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $69,579.78 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,579.63 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTI, ROBERT P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,579.14 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOTTI, LYNNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,579.12 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE L Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $69,578.86 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, JOHN, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $69,578.85 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBAJ, SCOT R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $69,578.78 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCATO, MARC A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,578.62 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLEDGE, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $69,578.55 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGRAS, EDMUND J, SR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,578.02 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MATTHEW C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,578.01 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, JUSTIN R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,577.81 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MASCOLO, SHARON D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,577.60 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOHN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,577.43 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, RICHARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,577.40 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNELLO, CHRISTIAN Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $69,576.84 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DWAYNE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,576.22 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, MICHAEL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,576.03 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIEH, MATTHEW L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,575.87 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SAMANTHA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $69,575.36 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIS, MARY A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,574.79 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, JACOB A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,574.73 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KAILEN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,574.63 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SHARON A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,574.60 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, CHERYL C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $69,574.40 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, LORRAINE B Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $69,574.31 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, MARK D Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $69,574.03 Date 12/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARSTENS, ELIZABETH R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $69,573.88 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, ANTHONY W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $69,573.47 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUGO, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,573.17 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYER, RICHARD Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $69,572.92 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, VERONICA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $69,572.89 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, GERARD E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,572.79 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLERA, JOSEPH A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $69,572.73 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLITT, TIFFANY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,572.66 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHBURG, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,572.62 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, MAUREEN M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $69,572.40 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATKOWSKI, JOSHUA W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,571.64 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, HILLIARD I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,571.31 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARO, NANCY Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $69,571.25 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,570.86 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANFORD, FRED Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,570.75 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLIN, ANTHONY L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,570.43 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PETER F, IV Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,570.37 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of Mount Morris Amount $69,570.37 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVALTRONI, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,570.00 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, LORRAINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,569.97 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAVE, YRBIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,569.65 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, KENNETH L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,569.55 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ANNMARIE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $69,569.55 Date 09/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLI, JUSTIN S Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,569.52 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, JASON L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $69,569.51 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGELSKI, ROBERT S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,569.41 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTT, DAVID W Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,569.28 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULANT, MARY E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,568.86 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIA-GUNNINK, ANGELA R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,568.52 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, RICARDO T Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $69,568.42 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, SEAN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,568.28 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOTT, VICTORIA Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $69,567.80 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, PATRICIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,567.35 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,567.08 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BEVERLEY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,566.66 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMANCO, MARY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,566.55 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BRIAN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,566.49 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURABIAN, BETTY JANE L Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $69,566.07 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICHERA, ANDREW J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $69,565.88 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,565.47 Date 07/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZYK, CONSTANCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,564.96 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARLETTA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,564.91 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SHARON D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,564.86 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System