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 BALBUZOSKI, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $68,198.67 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, EDWARD W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $68,198.66 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JOSE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $68,198.66 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGONE, JAMES J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $68,198.66 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIDO, EDWARD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,198.52 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAERTEN-RIVERA, JAIME L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,198.08 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $68,198.04 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, KAREN B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $68,198.01 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DENNIS L, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,197.58 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CYNTHIA R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,197.50 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLOUGHLIN, THOMAS E Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $68,197.22 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, DOREEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,197.20 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CARTHY, CAROL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,197.20 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMOLO, NICOLE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,197.20 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIEN, JACQUELIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,196.95 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOLECA, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $68,196.79 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, LESLIE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,196.57 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELEY, MOIRA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,196.46 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $68,196.44 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGALUS, GARY P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,196.35 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, ERIC A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $68,196.14 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, DANIEL W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $68,196.02 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, MATTHEW C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $68,195.96 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, DONNA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $68,195.91 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, LUCY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,195.80 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPS, JONATHAN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,195.68 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, BRADLEY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,195.63 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGO, ARLENE E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $68,195.55 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURILLO, RYAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,195.52 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIAZZO, JANET R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,195.35 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,195.35 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZIN, MOSHE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,194.96 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCE, LEEANNE Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,194.69 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, KYLE E Employer name City of Utica Amount $68,194.63 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, GINA B Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $68,194.51 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, LUIS F Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $68,194.39 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASHI, MAZIAR KEVIN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,193.70 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, LYNN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,193.12 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, RICHARD W Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,193.07 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN M, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,192.88 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, KEITH M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $68,192.81 Date 02/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNIN, CHERYL S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,192.68 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHEHALT, THOMAS W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $68,192.08 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, CAROLYN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,191.99 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIGHETTI, MARY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,191.80 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $68,191.60 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, BRAD M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,191.33 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MELIA, LAURA M Employer name Albany County Amount $68,190.77 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, WAYNE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,190.26 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, DENNIS L Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,189.88 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,189.77 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XING, YING Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $68,189.22 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKER, RYAN J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $68,189.02 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, LYNDA B Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $68,188.95 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DEREK B Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $68,188.95 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEER, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $68,188.95 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, THERESA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $68,188.95 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, DONNA M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $68,188.90 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LOUGHLIN, JAMES P Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $68,188.88 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $68,188.44 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DANIEL R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,188.29 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, RON Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,188.21 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGNAR, DANIEL M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,188.05 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $68,188.05 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOHN, LINDA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,186.81 Date 06/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, AMY S Employer name Warren County Amount $68,186.73 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, BONNIE J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $68,186.51 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINEAU, KINDRA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $68,186.39 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, ISMAEL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,186.34 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JOSHUA D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $68,186.32 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISENTHWAITE, TODD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,186.14 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $68,186.07 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,185.87 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON, HOWARD Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $68,185.34 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLST, JOHN E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,185.06 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, BARBARA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,184.63 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, ALEXANDER D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $68,184.62 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, CHRISTINE S Employer name Village of Avon Amount $68,184.47 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARVA H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $68,184.15 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, KENNETH L Employer name Essex County Amount $68,184.15 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,184.11 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNOSKI, JAYME L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $68,183.56 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTERER, ROSE ANN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $68,183.51 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, AUSTIN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,183.26 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANPHER, ERIC A Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,182.79 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,181.91 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, CAROL A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $68,181.79 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, CHARLES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,181.71 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHLINGER, BRIAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,181.26 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICANDRI, JOHN M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $68,180.93 Date 11/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, ANNE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $68,180.70 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, PAUL J Employer name Albany County Amount $68,180.52 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JARRETT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,179.99 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MELISSA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,179.70 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, YANNICK J W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,179.65 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, ANSEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,179.47 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKEY, PATRICK W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,179.28 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,178.84 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, LIOLETTE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,178.42 Date 10/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHNSEN, ROBIN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,177.73 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System