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 NOYES, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,248.62 Date 01/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, JAMES G Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $68,248.62 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ZACH T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,248.49 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDERMIER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Village of Walden Amount $68,248.43 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, DEBORAH M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,248.26 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARDLEY, MICHELE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,248.06 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, AMY P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,247.77 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSE, WALTER M, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,247.36 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RICHARD W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,247.18 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, PAUL A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $68,246.68 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $68,246.15 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELITZ, KRISTINA C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,246.09 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAUS, DAVID M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,245.68 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITBAUER, DYAN F Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,245.32 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, JAMES A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,245.16 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, SHANE T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,245.11 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DONALD Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $68,244.15 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJAIR, MICHAEL L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $68,244.12 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, AIMEE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,243.88 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANTO, SARA B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,243.85 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, LAURA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,243.77 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, NICHOLAS Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $68,243.76 Date 04/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEDTJE, LIESL N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,243.64 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMONTE, CLAUDIA D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,243.42 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTZA, ANDREA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,243.04 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALENOK, KERIN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,242.94 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYSZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,242.71 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-WALSH, AVION J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,242.59 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,242.40 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SPIGNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,242.08 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, BRETT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,241.63 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSACONI, KRISTINA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,241.45 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNACCHIO, OSCAR R Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,241.43 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SEAMUS Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,241.22 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, STEPHEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,240.92 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GARLAND L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,240.54 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSZCZEK, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $68,240.24 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,239.90 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, KEVIN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $68,239.33 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, DEBBIE L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $68,239.12 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLI, RALPH Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,239.10 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, BRUCE W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,239.00 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JIM D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,238.74 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINDNAGLE, SUSAN N Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,238.61 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACONTA, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $68,238.48 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JON Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $68,238.42 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, PAULA MARIE T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,238.34 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYETTE, JOSHUA M Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $68,238.15 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMP, DIANE E Employer name Madison County Amount $68,238.07 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, JOSEPH T Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $68,238.01 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITINO, MARK R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,237.81 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BARBARA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,237.55 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, CARL W Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $68,237.53 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCOTTO, PATRICIA A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $68,237.32 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRIAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,237.08 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WALTER M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $68,236.52 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTI, GEORGE C Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $68,236.34 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVENDSEN, KRISTEN P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,236.20 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBEVSKI, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $68,236.02 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WALTER A Employer name Orange County Amount $68,235.38 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEABOLD, JOSEPH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,235.36 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,235.36 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, WALTER N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,235.29 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIES, ANTHONY F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,234.63 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTAS, JORGE L Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $68,234.51 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MARC A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $68,234.11 Date 04/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES-MC EWEN, SHERIL F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,232.45 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRET, PATRICK J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $68,232.26 Date 07/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINELLI, PETER J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,232.24 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, TERESA A Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $68,232.00 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, ABBY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,231.51 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, ERIC N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,231.51 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DENISE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,231.51 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSSMAN, DEBORAH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,231.51 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, ALAN E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $68,231.35 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,231.09 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TOVA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,230.56 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $68,230.05 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COREY, BRIAN W Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $68,229.70 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, ALLYSON B Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $68,228.96 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSLINGER, KEVIN M, II Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,228.86 Date 10/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, JACOB D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $68,228.84 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABYER, MARYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,228.82 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, SONIA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,228.15 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, TAMMY S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,228.04 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, KATHERINE E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $68,228.03 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,227.85 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR, JULIET C Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,227.34 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, GREGORY R Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $68,227.33 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, SINCLAIR DAC Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $68,227.32 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, ASHLEY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,227.16 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL R Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $68,226.89 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARGARETTE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,226.76 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DAVID M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $68,226.22 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, BRANDON L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,226.10 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, TREMEEKA L Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $68,225.88 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, NINA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,225.87 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARSKI, LAURIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,225.58 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, LILIAN Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $68,225.56 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, CRISTINA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,225.51 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System