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 BUCKEL-BETZIOS, JEAN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $68,598.00 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUOLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,597.63 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, LEE E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $68,597.61 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KORY A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $68,597.33 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, MELANIE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,597.20 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, SHARON S Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $68,597.14 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RACHEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,596.94 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DARLENE F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,596.93 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, PAUL T Employer name Brookfield CSD Amount $68,596.82 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CUTCHEON, ROBERT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,596.60 Date 12/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLENKER, KRISTA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,596.35 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MICHAEL E Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $68,595.29 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILK, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,595.16 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEY, JAMES R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $68,595.10 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLGAIER, WAYNE R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,595.08 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BRIAN M Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $68,594.73 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINO, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $68,594.69 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KENT M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $68,594.47 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARCOS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,594.30 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANERI, ERIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,594.08 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $68,594.08 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARRIELLO, LOUIS D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,593.72 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSOMANDO, TARA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $68,593.32 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, ADAM M Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $68,592.97 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, THESA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,592.81 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, NEREIDA Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,592.74 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, TRACY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,592.34 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, MICHELLE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,592.14 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTINO, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Cortland Amount $68,592.07 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, FERNANDO A Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,591.88 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINSTER, JAMES V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,591.52 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCILLO, JANEANN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,591.45 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROS, MATTHEW F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $68,591.28 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JOSETTE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,590.91 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, THOMAS A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,590.34 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $68,590.19 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINTER, ZENOBIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,590.08 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHARA, GEORGE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,589.88 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, STEPHEN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,589.88 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, MARILYN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,589.88 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIQUE, MARISIA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,589.88 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVY, KIM T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,589.88 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTA, LAURA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,589.88 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMIERI, CHRISTINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,589.73 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOSKE, LAURA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $68,589.46 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELTO, SIXTA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,589.42 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, CARLO L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,589.20 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LOURDES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,589.10 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHI, OLGA N Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $68,589.06 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,588.83 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, ZANE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,588.68 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMURRY, KEITH A Employer name Washington County Amount $68,588.53 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, DAWN T Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $68,588.21 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAO, RAFAEL H Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $68,587.48 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, GLEN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $68,587.32 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACAPRUCCIA, SARAH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,587.28 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, JERALD A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,587.22 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, LAURIE A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,586.98 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOSH, JAMES A Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $68,586.86 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, LIBBY H Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $68,586.64 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARIGHT, BRITTANY T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,586.55 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFFENS, BARBRA M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,586.44 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, WAYNE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $68,586.39 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BASIL Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $68,586.31 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTER, LINDA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,586.18 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ONORIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,586.15 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KERRY M Employer name Yates County Amount $68,585.76 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, TERESA A Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $68,585.70 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, LAURA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,584.70 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,584.64 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, HOLLY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,584.53 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, DAUD Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,584.40 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, JORDAN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,584.30 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THERESA C Employer name Washington County Amount $68,584.17 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAO, ZHEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,584.16 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, KHRISTY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,584.14 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, JUDY C Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $68,584.07 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,583.20 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, JOHN P Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $68,583.07 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $68,583.07 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, ALBERT R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,582.90 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGALONIS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $68,582.79 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLARENCE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,582.35 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, TOM Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,581.49 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, TERRY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,581.49 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIE, BARBARA H Employer name Cortland County Amount $68,581.35 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOHN L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $68,581.24 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCOLOF, KALMAN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $68,580.94 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEY, STACY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,580.93 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HUA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,580.85 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDEZIO, ANTHONY A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,580.54 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNIER, JASON T Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $68,580.35 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOGERO, NICHOLAS F, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $68,580.01 Date 08/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUVELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,579.70 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ORDEANA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,579.02 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOIM, AIDA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,578.93 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIZEK, ERICK S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $68,578.75 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BARI, JEREMY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,578.62 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJCAR, DAVID G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,578.56 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ALAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,578.24 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System