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 GLADDING, KENNETH W Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,448.16 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARTINO, ELENA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,448.03 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SCOTT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,447.88 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,447.46 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES B Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,447.20 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, DEREK A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $68,447.02 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KYLE A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $68,446.93 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, JEANNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,446.80 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILEY, ARTHUR B, III Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $68,446.54 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, HAROLD D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,446.22 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONSKI, THEODORE R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,445.93 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRO, SUSET T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,445.88 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MERLE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,445.58 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, RUSSELL G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,445.47 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANICE E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $68,445.41 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTINO, ANTONIO I Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $68,445.13 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, MARIO E Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $68,444.71 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, STACY Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,444.06 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, FABIENNE S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $68,444.01 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIO, BENNY A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $68,443.85 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, GERALD F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $68,443.37 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZKOWICZ, BEVERLEY M Employer name Erie County Amount $68,443.33 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERENBAUM, JOEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,442.39 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIOPOULOS, JOHN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $68,442.35 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, EUGENE L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $68,442.30 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANTES, CEU Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $68,442.14 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, MARY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $68,441.89 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOSE A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $68,441.46 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVIA, KENNETH D Employer name Albany County Amount $68,441.28 Date 11/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARFONZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $68,441.05 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKOWSKI, HENRYK Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $68,440.98 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, LEON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,440.96 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN-LINDER, CHRISTINA F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,440.95 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLKOSKI, LINDA A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $68,440.85 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, KAREN A Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $68,440.84 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWAY, CAROL L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,440.43 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHEEN, MARK J Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $68,440.39 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYZHEVSKYY, MYKHAYLO V Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,440.17 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,440.10 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, EDELINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,440.02 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLANIN, WENDY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $68,439.81 Date 09/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DANA C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $68,439.67 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, RUBEN, JR Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $68,438.89 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JORGE D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,438.80 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, TARA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $68,438.73 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, ALLYSON L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $68,438.54 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VINCENT K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $68,438.46 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOUBESSERIAN, GEORGE E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $68,438.33 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, DEWEY Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $68,437.87 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGENNA, JULIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,437.68 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLY, KATHLEEN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,437.53 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, JACOB S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,437.49 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, BEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $68,437.18 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SANDRA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,437.08 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRACO, MARIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,436.73 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GAIL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,436.69 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CARY R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,436.00 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, DEBORAH M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,435.12 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TONY L Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $68,434.12 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, DANIEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,434.04 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLOS, PAUL D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $68,434.03 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, ROBERT M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $68,434.00 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKET, DAVID R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,433.85 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISCHEL, SHERRI LYNN Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,433.72 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVELLO, MARY ANN Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $68,433.28 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO PACHECO, JOANNIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,432.85 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, NICHOLAS A, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,432.13 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, STEFANIE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,431.90 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MITZIE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $68,431.68 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIL, CHARLENE Employer name Kings Park Fire District Amount $68,431.37 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JACOB V, III Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,430.77 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYA, JAMES D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,430.71 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGAJ, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $68,430.50 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, RYAN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,430.44 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOWSKI, MICHAEL B Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $68,430.25 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,430.07 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, BRIAN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,430.05 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINGE, LAURIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,429.90 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, JANET E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,429.71 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,429.63 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROPE, JULIE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,428.72 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTERT, WENDY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,428.48 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ANDREW P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,428.35 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARABA, MARIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,428.13 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,427.98 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUDELKA MC DONALD, JOY E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $68,427.73 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, EDNA Employer name Erie County Amount $68,427.45 Date 08/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCO, DONNA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,427.40 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKLIN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $68,426.58 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGON, BRIAN Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $68,426.01 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOODSMA, NORMA J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,425.50 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOLORES C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,425.46 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLLEB, JOANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,425.00 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, THOMAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,424.94 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCCIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,424.59 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, DANIEL R Employer name City of Hornell Amount $68,424.19 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSSENFORT, VICTORIA H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $68,423.67 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, BRIAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,423.58 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,423.37 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,423.19 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System