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 REYNOLDS, TANISHA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,056.27 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, JACK A, III Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,055.80 Date 12/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, JAMEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,055.79 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ARISTIDES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,055.76 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, LINDA L Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $68,055.33 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, JESSICA Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,055.29 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPORELIS, GEORGE D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,054.68 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVALDEN, ADELE L Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $68,054.65 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,054.08 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, EDWARD Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,054.00 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRARENS, JAMES E Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $68,053.79 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, TODD Q Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,053.74 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, WILLIAM A, IV Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,053.13 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOHN M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $68,053.08 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURA, DONNA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,052.08 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ALISON J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $68,052.05 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, JOSHUA L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $68,051.95 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, ADRIENNE S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,050.64 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, JULIA D Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $68,050.00 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JOAN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,049.93 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, CLAUDIA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,048.67 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORILAS, ABELARD A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $68,048.52 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, SCOTT T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,048.16 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, ELIZABETH J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,048.16 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, COURTNEY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,047.99 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA JOY, ROBERT R Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,047.82 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,047.67 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOE, SUSAN L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $68,047.20 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCKOWIAK, JEROME P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,046.69 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SHAUN P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,046.61 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOHANNA I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,046.45 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENGEL, KEITH R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,045.96 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ERIC M Employer name Education Department Amount $68,045.69 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARADINE, CORY J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $68,044.43 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $68,043.94 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, ELIZABETH G Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $68,043.90 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, SUSAN B Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $68,043.53 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSH, LAURINE E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,042.80 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUCETTI, WILLIAM M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,042.09 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPER, KELLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,041.40 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, FAITH C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $68,040.80 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOIS, DORIS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,040.72 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, JEAN M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $68,040.53 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAND, RONAN C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $68,040.44 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPINCOTT, KRISTA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,040.42 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ROSA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,040.40 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $68,040.36 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,040.31 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JAMES C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,039.84 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITITTO, DAVID M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,039.84 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELZ, DALLAS W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $68,039.40 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY J D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,039.31 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, JESSICA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,039.19 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURD, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $68,039.14 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYMUS, MATTHEW J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,038.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $68,038.66 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZYK, CRAIG A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $68,038.43 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $68,038.32 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVIN, NICHOLAS G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,038.18 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, KEIR T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $68,037.90 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MELVEN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,037.89 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $68,037.59 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,037.49 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKLICK, ANDREW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $68,037.42 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELFER, ALEXANDER Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $68,036.85 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, AMY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,036.67 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUCCIELLO, STEPHEN M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $68,036.59 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PETER M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $68,036.15 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, JOHN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,036.08 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ALICIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,035.95 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, BARBARA A Employer name Somers CSD Amount $68,035.63 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONRA, JOSHUA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $68,035.60 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,035.36 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, MARY BETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,035.07 Date 04/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, ALICIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $68,034.16 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALLINO, MICHAEL N Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,034.12 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANGLER, JASON M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,034.01 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELOR, WAYNE A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $68,033.42 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, DORENA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $68,033.38 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, DANA A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $68,033.37 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $68,032.78 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, CRISTINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,032.49 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MONICA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,032.23 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, JUANITA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $68,032.21 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JOEL W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,031.74 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ALICE D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $68,031.70 Date 07/19/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARJOKIAN, KEVORK A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $68,031.59 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, RICHARD G, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $68,031.58 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MADLYN J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $68,031.38 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, JUSTIN L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,031.25 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZAROLI, MADELINEA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,031.21 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZAK, WILLIAM Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $68,030.96 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR, EBON M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,030.86 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALINO, MARYANN A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,030.53 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KAREN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,030.46 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNEW, DONNA C Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $68,030.44 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, GARY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,030.16 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKLER, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,030.04 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMOLL, JASON E Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,029.92 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, DAVID R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,029.77 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System