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 YI, TONG Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $69,303.93 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZARDO, ANTHONY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,302.41 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, ALEXANDER M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,302.35 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JAMES D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $69,302.28 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, KARENANNE H Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $69,302.20 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRON, JILL C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,302.20 Date 11/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, RUBEN Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $69,301.62 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, MELISSA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,301.47 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHERRI M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,300.91 Date 10/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINBRUNNER, LOUIS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $69,300.83 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DIANA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $69,300.78 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, J MICHAEL Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,300.55 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSTODIO, CARMEN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,300.47 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MAGEN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,300.25 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, NICOLE R Employer name Clinton County Amount $69,300.21 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, DANIEL P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,299.64 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,299.60 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, RITA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,299.60 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, SUSAN B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,299.54 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, THERESA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $69,299.41 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISSNER, BRIAN K Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $69,299.14 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, STEVEN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,298.84 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDER, JOAN W Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $69,298.35 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, NADINE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,298.32 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MICHELLE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,298.25 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, DAVID B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,298.17 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXINE, DEBORAH W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $69,298.15 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, RINO A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $69,297.15 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIO, NANCY M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,296.14 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVOCOOL, RANDALL P Employer name Groton CSD Amount $69,296.05 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, GREGORY P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $69,295.94 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DAVID Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,295.72 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDELL, STEVEN K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,295.59 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, NICHOLAS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,295.48 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, PENNY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,295.46 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, KEVIN A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,295.14 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,295.12 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, GREGORY T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $69,294.86 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLEND, ALEXANDER J Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $69,293.78 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DENNIS M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,293.12 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, IVETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,292.88 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASI, LORI A Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $69,292.72 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JEFFREY K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,292.52 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $69,292.34 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, RAYMOND E Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $69,292.17 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, ANNETTE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $69,292.03 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,291.93 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLEY, TINA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $69,291.90 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPIO, ALICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,291.87 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, TROY A Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $69,291.75 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GARY T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,291.59 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOMIL A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,291.00 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SHARON M Employer name Broome County Amount $69,291.00 Date 04/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIAK, PAUL F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,290.93 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JEREMY Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,290.83 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASINSKI, EILEEN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,290.39 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, MICHAEL D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,290.38 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,290.33 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, GRACE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,290.25 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JASON S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,289.91 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGETT, EDWARD W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $69,289.40 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYER, JON D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,289.18 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KENNETH Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $69,288.40 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, LUIS C, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,288.25 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, BRIAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,288.10 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, BLAIR L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,287.94 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, RONALD L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,287.62 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN, NADINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,287.45 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, PATRICK T Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,287.10 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARECKI, MEGAN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,286.69 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KAREN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,286.50 Date 06/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, GREGORY C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,286.48 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILLO, GERALDINE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,286.25 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAMY, ZOLTAN W Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,285.11 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAVID S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $69,285.07 Date 02/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LEAH B Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $69,284.93 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JUSTIN D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,284.10 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, THOMAS Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,283.94 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, HANS LUDWIG Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $69,283.73 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, JEFFREY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $69,283.34 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPERA, RODERICK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,283.17 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESLER, LORRAINE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,283.09 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTOS, ALCIDES G Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $69,282.92 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, DAVID C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $69,282.86 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNING, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,282.82 Date 04/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, CHAD W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,282.45 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $69,282.38 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $69,282.01 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID D Employer name Chemung County Amount $69,281.90 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERIO, ERNESTO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,281.83 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATELYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,281.29 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MAUREEN C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,281.01 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERO, KIM M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $69,280.82 Date 12/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, MICHELE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,280.80 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBURG, TOD M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,280.69 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GROW, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $69,280.43 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,280.16 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $69,279.52 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANHOLM, JOHN W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $69,278.80 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOESCHELE, ERIKA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,278.47 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System