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 FRANCESCHINA, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,530.48 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $68,530.48 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, TODD A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,529.20 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, GEORGE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,528.84 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYSAK, CAROLE Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $68,528.72 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, VINCENT B Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $68,528.59 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, ERVIN D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,528.51 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIVIERGE, BRIAN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $68,528.49 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, TINA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,528.43 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLOUX, NICOLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,528.42 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOM, AARON R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $68,528.39 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, KAROL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,528.25 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $68,527.85 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVEN, SARA K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,527.67 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, JULIET A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $68,527.59 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANOSKI, JOHN W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,527.42 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, ELAINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $68,527.11 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DEBRA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,526.78 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL-CARMICIANO, LOUISE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,526.78 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEY, CLAUDETTE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,526.61 Date 06/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGAR, MATTHEW L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,526.60 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, RYAN A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $68,525.37 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKRIDGE, ERECKA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,524.90 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ERIKA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,524.74 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, SANDRA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,524.41 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JASON A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,524.40 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCOVICH, KAY B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LORETTA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 07/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOSEPH W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFLER, TERESA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORTELLO, BRENDA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERESE, VITO J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, PATRICIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, SUSAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BEVERLY P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, WILLIAM P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTA, DELORES L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LAWRENCE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 12/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALICA, KAREN H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANAUKEN, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAZINSKY, DORI L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTEN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,524.40 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, WILFRED T Employer name Seneca County Amount $68,524.40 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, DAVID R, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $68,524.40 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARTIN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,524.37 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATEO, ELENA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,524.19 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFAM, TIMOTHY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,524.08 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $68,523.94 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLCOME, JESSICA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,523.84 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEANBURG, BONNIE L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $68,522.75 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHENBACH, LINDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,522.75 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOELE, BONNIE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SUSAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELL, DEBRA L. Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOSEPH E Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, LINDA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, KATHRYN G Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,522.75 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, PAUL R Employer name Education Department Amount $68,522.75 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, EDNA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $68,522.75 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHERYL T Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $68,522.75 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUTWURST, PAUL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,522.75 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORINA, HEIDI W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,522.75 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATON, CATHERINE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,522.75 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JOANN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,522.75 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, AMANDA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,522.08 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDINE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $68,521.91 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTCH, CRAIG K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,521.60 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, PAULA A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $68,521.55 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KENNETH G Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $68,521.48 Date 12/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURO, ANA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,521.34 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFFOLETTO, VINCENT Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,520.72 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIE, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,520.52 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, VINCENT L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,520.36 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEOLI, JOANNE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $68,520.17 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, MICHAEL J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $68,519.66 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARO, VINCENT Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $68,519.38 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CAMILE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $68,519.06 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, DONNA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $68,519.00 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBIN T Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $68,518.61 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABOTA, ILIE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,518.39 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDEK, PATRICIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,518.18 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, REBECCA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,518.16 Date 07/07/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O SULLIVAN, RAYMOND G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,518.13 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATI, RICHARD Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $68,517.41 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, ROBIN N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,517.11 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ELIZABETH C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,516.80 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RICHARD P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,516.68 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSERMERE, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $68,515.83 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JUSTIN F Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $68,515.82 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIGAN, THOMAS F Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $68,515.55 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUCKE, SHAWN W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,515.33 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JOYCE Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,515.12 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAS, JEFFREY A Employer name Erie County Amount $68,515.08 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MANDY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,514.40 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSYAKOV, VLADIMIR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $68,514.06 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BLAKE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,514.05 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, APRIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,514.05 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MYRLANDE FELIX Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,513.88 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System