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 WHEAT, PAMELA R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $67,334.50 Date 03/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,334.47 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADOWSKI, FRANCIS S Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $67,333.91 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $67,333.91 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBKOWSKI, DONNA F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,333.78 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $67,333.76 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, RONALD M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,333.59 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAS, NICHOLAS G Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $67,333.31 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCIDA, STEPHEN N Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $67,333.20 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASUOLO, CLAUDINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,333.09 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEHL, JOSEPH V Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $67,332.82 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENTHALER, FRANK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,332.77 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,332.72 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LA'TISHA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,332.50 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMANN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $67,332.41 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALA, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,332.24 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCHE, SHAKHAN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,332.02 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSZKIEWICZ, KENNETH P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,331.85 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, MELISSA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,331.53 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZIL, PHILIP P Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $67,331.05 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,331.04 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, JOHN J Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $67,330.85 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, GARY, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $67,330.84 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, VICTORIA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,330.64 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, RAYNETTE A Employer name Education Department Amount $67,330.63 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,330.63 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BIJU P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,330.63 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAH, FOROMO E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,330.63 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LLOYD S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,330.63 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATALOV, DENIS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,330.63 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKUE, OMOKPAMWAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,330.63 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATENG, TENZIN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,330.63 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, COLIN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMANN, NATASHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAI, YAOZU Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBRA, SHAQIR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDJOUR, KWAKU Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDLER, ALEXANDER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JIMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILAAD, AMIR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKAH, RAMA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JOON Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CANDY Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, YVES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGAL, LARRY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYKALA, PHILIP A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEMANN, PAULINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, TINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,330.63 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTTREJA, ADESH K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,330.63 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERUTA, ROBERT A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $67,330.44 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, STACY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,330.38 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIGATTI, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,330.06 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,329.66 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ASSELT, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $67,329.49 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLINGER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,329.46 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANZA, CARLOS L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,329.05 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISKIN, SEAN P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $67,328.77 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREFIG, MARY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,328.41 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDER, CLIFFORD M, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,328.28 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERT, DAWN L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,328.26 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, KYLE L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,327.94 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $67,327.84 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, TERENCE M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,327.44 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULCZYK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $67,327.16 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHINI, KATHRYN A Employer name Albany County Amount $67,327.05 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, ALLISON D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,326.99 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLE, CARRIE J Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $67,326.94 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, ARMANDO Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $67,326.70 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, CHAD D Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $67,326.46 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGNELLO, AZUREE' N Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $67,326.00 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILERT, NANCY S Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $67,325.77 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ERIC J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,325.55 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TERRELL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,325.48 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, IAN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,325.43 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, BRIAN C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $67,325.39 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, PATRICK V, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,325.36 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, FRANCINE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,325.14 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOVIK, TATIANA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,325.04 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCIERI, ANDREW J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,324.86 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,324.49 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, JOYCE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,324.41 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRABOVSKY, LUDMYLA I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,324.28 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEPEZ, MARCELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,324.10 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, MARTHA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,324.05 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, JULIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,323.43 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $67,323.28 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIANTOMASSO, LYNN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,323.15 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-GARCIA, TRACY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,323.08 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, AMY M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $67,321.88 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILICATO, MICKEY G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $67,321.59 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBRELL, JEFFREY M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $67,321.59 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINE, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $67,321.57 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $67,321.03 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,320.39 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, JAMES B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $67,320.31 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,320.31 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISKIEWICZ, JOAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,320.18 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTINE, MATTHEW-PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,319.83 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, PHILIP W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $67,319.76 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System