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 FADDEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $67,523.12 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, GIUSEPPE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $67,523.12 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MAUREEN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,522.96 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, CAMILLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,522.66 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANAGS, SHEILA J Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $67,522.60 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, MATTHEW P Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,522.50 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRIAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,521.45 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOLA, BRIAN J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $67,521.26 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLA E Employer name Portville CSD Amount $67,521.10 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORP, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,521.07 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZEMCHAK, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,520.13 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELL, WILLIAM A Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $67,519.99 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, NATHAN L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $67,519.62 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONES, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $67,519.56 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESZESKI, CHARLES H Employer name Oswego County Amount $67,519.38 Date 07/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERKOSZ, LUBOMIRA BOZENA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,519.38 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, KATIE P Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $67,519.23 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, DONALD J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $67,519.20 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DORRIE G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,519.08 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, GREGORY J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,519.02 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, BRUCE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,518.98 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ALISSA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,518.79 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, RUPERT E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,518.70 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADORETTE, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,518.39 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHMAN, NELLIE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $67,518.28 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $67,518.10 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, BETTYJO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,517.64 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, JOSEPH Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $67,517.57 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRIAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $67,517.53 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICH, JOHN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,517.51 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, BRIAN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,516.91 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JENNIFER A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $67,516.73 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBER, MARGARET R Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $67,516.28 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, JOSHUA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,516.08 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, SUSAN Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $67,515.84 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,515.66 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTROVINCI, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,515.61 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, WILLIAM J Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $67,515.27 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, RITA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,515.00 Date 11/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL K Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,514.84 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, ANTHONY Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $67,514.46 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZEL, DIANA L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $67,514.24 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LETITIA M Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $67,513.96 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROPAOLO, KATIE M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $67,513.88 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELBER, ANGELA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,513.77 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JAMES R Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $67,513.72 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, DAIANA Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $67,513.67 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRISE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $67,513.61 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, OMAR, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $67,513.36 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOLF, NEIL J, JR Employer name Town of Darien Amount $67,513.20 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, RODE A, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,513.15 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACONAGHY, MYRA E Employer name Erie County Amount $67,513.02 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARGURITA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,512.93 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAKE, KEVIN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,512.71 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, FLOYD W Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $67,512.56 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, BOB E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $67,512.41 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WILLIETTE E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $67,512.19 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDY, DENIS Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $67,512.16 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDONE, JOSEPH J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $67,512.08 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, EMILIA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $67,511.55 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, JEAN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,511.21 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICIARICH, JOHN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,511.21 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIORGI, DENNIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,510.70 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-GODFREY, NIDIA E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,510.29 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ANTHONY Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $67,510.12 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNO, JASON Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $67,509.80 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFARSKI, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,509.78 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,509.67 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $67,509.51 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, TAMARA P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,509.44 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, KIMBERLY A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $67,509.23 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $67,509.21 Date 10/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN D Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $67,509.20 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGLE-PEDASSOU, JASMIN MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,509.12 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, AYANNA K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,509.09 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, MICHELLE I Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $67,509.09 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSKEY EASTERLING, MELODY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,508.67 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLABBY-ANDRETTA, MARY E Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $67,508.56 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMMO, MARION M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,508.53 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLO, ANTONIO, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,508.51 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, RICHARD E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,508.33 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBBIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,508.03 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, SAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,508.02 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTOIA, LORA M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $67,507.71 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, NOELLE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,507.70 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUK, ANDREW Employer name Delaware County Amount $67,507.46 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, JEFFREY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $67,507.07 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALDEKAS, CYNTHIA B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,507.05 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, FREDERICK R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,506.56 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGAI, MICHAEL Y Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,506.56 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF, TREVOR S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,506.32 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, TEARE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $67,505.82 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESE, EVELYN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,505.72 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, STACY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,505.72 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,505.72 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DEBORAH C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,505.72 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENALIO, KRISTINE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,505.72 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAVAN, PATRICIA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,505.72 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ELAINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,505.72 Date 03/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, JANE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,505.72 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System