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 LANGIU, JONATHAN P Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $67,735.01 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MARGARET A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $67,734.76 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIARNIAK, CONRAD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,734.57 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JESSICA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,733.89 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, BRUCE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,733.83 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLAPIANO, KAREN Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $67,733.65 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $67,733.65 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, ALLISON Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,733.60 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DAVID C Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,733.46 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIDI, MATTHEW T Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $67,733.08 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,733.07 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGROD, MICHALINA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $67,732.94 Date 05/30/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TONY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,732.65 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, SALVATORE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,732.64 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CODY T Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $67,732.35 Date 03/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, KIMBERLY L Employer name Broome County Amount $67,732.11 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, RICHARD W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,731.59 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, MARISABEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,731.42 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPLIN, JOHN J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $67,730.68 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SHANE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,730.46 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $67,730.40 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSEPH J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,730.29 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKENSHIP, LINDA J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $67,730.13 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOSHA, REBECCA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,729.91 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, PETER F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,729.85 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, LUKE S Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $67,729.63 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, MELINDA E Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $67,729.55 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, JOSEPH W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,729.40 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOSEPH Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,729.21 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKEY, MAUREEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,728.92 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVA, MARIA ELIZABETH J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $67,728.82 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRNIK, MICHAEL J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $67,728.52 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, EDWARD P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,728.34 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBUS, DEBORAH A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $67,728.30 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, YOLANDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,728.01 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, MARC D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,727.71 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, LISAMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,727.25 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHANE M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $67,727.24 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEVERT, WILLIAM R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,726.99 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, SMITH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $67,726.88 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,726.85 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTMAYER, GLENN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,726.77 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERRAZZI, JOHN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,726.74 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, WILLA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,726.20 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICENO, CARLOS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,725.79 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, DARIUS G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,725.75 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINMESSER, NANCY R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $67,725.58 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,725.44 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, SARAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,725.41 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, GRACE B Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $67,725.34 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDZINSKI, BORIS Employer name City of Middletown Amount $67,725.34 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ANTHONY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,725.27 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, VERONICA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,725.27 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,724.84 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, SHAUNA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,724.67 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAPOW, DAVID D Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $67,724.65 Date 10/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNE, JAMES F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,724.43 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRANDT, DOUGLAS R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,724.22 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,724.16 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICURSI, LORI A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $67,724.00 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, FRANCIS P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,723.97 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, DEREK P Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $67,723.94 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANZA, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $67,723.76 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-MOLIERE, MARIE Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,723.71 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LILLIAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $67,723.66 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROW, PATRICK J Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $67,723.22 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAKER, MATTHEW M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,723.18 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANAUDO, ELIO Employer name City of Rye Amount $67,723.07 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,723.04 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALL, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $67,723.00 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STECKELBERG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $67,722.70 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT W Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,722.53 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, BRIAN E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,722.26 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, JERROD C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,722.15 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOEBLIN, KELLY C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $67,722.01 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, CINDY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,721.89 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, LESLIE Y Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $67,721.85 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, ANNA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,721.79 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, KURT L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $67,721.27 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,720.68 Date 04/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JUAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,720.33 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, DARRYL R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $67,720.05 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, DANIELLE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,718.60 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, CRAIG D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $67,718.57 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, WALTER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $67,718.48 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, TAMARA L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $67,718.39 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMETER, RONALD P, JR Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $67,718.37 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $67,718.31 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES L Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $67,718.24 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DIAN P Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $67,718.10 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEJZA, STEVEN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,717.23 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARI, DONALD V Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $67,717.19 Date 04/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JENNIFER S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,716.84 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,716.78 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, STEVEN K Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $67,715.88 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLOW, LINDA P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $67,715.73 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, BERNADETTE G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,715.54 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,714.77 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, JOSEPH M, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,714.14 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, WAYNE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,713.88 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System