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 AMES, PATRICK T Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,495.96 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBUSTIANO, CLAUDIO Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,495.90 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOV, OLEKSANDR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,495.58 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SHAWN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,495.56 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JEANNE M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $69,495.38 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMER, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $69,495.11 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFTY, CHRISTIE L Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $69,495.10 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGHAM, JOHN J Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $69,494.94 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $69,494.91 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, ROBERT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,494.72 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $69,494.04 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERWERKEN, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,493.43 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIC Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,492.54 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JERRY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,491.99 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOIDT, JOSEPH F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $69,491.74 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGOLI, ERIC P Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $69,491.52 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KYLE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,491.50 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, DANIEL C Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $69,490.81 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LEONARDO Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $69,490.43 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, JAMES R Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $69,490.33 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULEO, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $69,490.33 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLORZANO, YVONNE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,490.00 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, FRANCES A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,489.82 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBEY, GUY L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $69,489.45 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHNER, DEIRDRE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,489.16 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTO, DON A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $69,488.96 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, NICKIA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,488.93 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDZINA, SCOTT A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,488.33 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRE, SARAH M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $69,487.66 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REHMANI, SHAHIDA S Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,487.60 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURYN, TODD E Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $69,487.48 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE, MATTHEW J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $69,487.43 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZGA, VALERIE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,487.35 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, THEODORE T, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,486.74 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLARD, DENNIS P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,486.63 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URKONIS, LORIANN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $69,486.43 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, MICHAEL Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,486.41 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, ANDREA K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,486.29 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JANICE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $69,486.26 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, ANDREW T Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,485.96 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, JOHN O Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $69,485.95 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREICO, DONN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $69,485.58 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAX, THEODORE B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $69,485.29 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALWAY, PAUL T, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $69,485.08 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, RONALD E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,485.06 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $69,485.05 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMONIDIS, LAZAROS N Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,484.81 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLD, JOHN S, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,484.80 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, RICHARD K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $69,484.53 Date 10/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DENISE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $69,484.14 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINDER, HAROLD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,483.91 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BETSY A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $69,483.75 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, CHANDRA D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,483.53 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGERMAN, GARY R, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,483.40 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JACK E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,483.09 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,482.51 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOPEL, SHANE C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $69,482.04 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DOREEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,481.63 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,481.63 Date 06/11/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SHABANA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,481.49 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAREST, JASON S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $69,481.46 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASKEW, BARBARA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,481.41 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $69,481.31 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, BEAU P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $69,481.24 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PETER J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $69,480.81 Date 06/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARTINO, KRISTINE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $69,480.54 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RACHEL J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $69,480.29 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JENNIFER R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $69,480.01 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,479.79 Date 12/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NORMAN V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,479.69 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEABLE, JASON J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $69,479.61 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTNIN, MARCIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $69,479.03 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDOCK, DAVID M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,478.57 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLUM, CYNTHIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,478.35 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACH, ALEXANDER J, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $69,478.29 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOYCE MARIE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,478.25 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, TIM Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $69,478.01 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, TIFFANY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $69,477.97 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NICOLE D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $69,477.16 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGES, KURT K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,476.90 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDEMER, RONALD M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $69,476.79 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINENKO, ALLYSON B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,476.61 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRUN, JANEENE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,476.32 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNS, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,476.26 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACK, EDSON E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,476.24 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, PAULA V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,475.95 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIENTEK, MICHELLE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,475.73 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PHILIP A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $69,475.72 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARY JANE Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $69,475.53 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JESSE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,475.37 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TIFFANY S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,475.08 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, ROBIN H Employer name Fulton County Amount $69,474.87 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARREN, SARAH J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $69,474.74 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, JILL S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,474.74 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEFEN, TRACY A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,474.74 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, BRANDEE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,474.38 Date 11/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, LILLIAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,473.79 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WALETTA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,473.76 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PAUL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,473.62 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $69,473.55 Date 03/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System