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 FERIOLA, JOSEPH S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,221.35 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, STEPHEN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,221.21 Date 03/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, KEITH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,220.93 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT-LYNCH, MAUREEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,220.66 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SONJA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,220.52 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, PETER S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,220.26 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIKEN, LORRAINE I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,220.25 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, DANIEL L Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $67,220.19 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARSKA-SANDERS, MALGORZATA Employer name Education Department Amount $67,219.90 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHART, RITA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,219.90 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MAUREEN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,219.71 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, KAREN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,219.51 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACKLEY, ANTHONY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,219.46 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKNEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,219.45 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANFELNER, REBECCA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,219.45 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, MARVALYN E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $67,219.43 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLETTE, DREW A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,219.32 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, SUE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $67,219.09 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $67,218.89 Date 09/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, BRADLEY A Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $67,218.63 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,218.61 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLION, RACHAEL E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,218.45 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, JOHN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,218.01 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DALE M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $67,217.91 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, NANCY P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $67,217.80 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, CHRISTIAN, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,217.76 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, ISAC D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,217.72 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,217.40 Date 07/04/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Malta Amount $67,217.37 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, SUSAN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $67,217.37 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, GIZELLE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,217.11 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, SHARON A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,217.07 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LOURDES M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,216.91 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZZARO, PAULA D Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $67,216.84 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY-IRELAND, L MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,216.79 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, MICHAEL D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,216.76 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISONET, LUIS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,216.66 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALIS, YELENA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,216.66 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, BERNADETTE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,216.44 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, JOYCE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,216.44 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, KIM V Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,215.76 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOR, DEANDRA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,215.70 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTRUF, KEITH H Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $67,215.56 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEYRA, MOISES A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,215.05 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIER, CHAD D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,214.74 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JAMES D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,214.45 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEGER, ROBERT E, III Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $67,214.45 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JILL D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,214.42 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNDIPE, MONISADE O Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,214.26 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $67,213.96 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAREN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,213.71 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, SANDRA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,213.71 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MELANIE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,213.71 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, GORDON P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,213.18 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULSON, MISHA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,213.05 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PHILIP J, JR Employer name Village of Philadelphia Amount $67,212.80 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTIS, ROSEMARY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,212.72 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLOCK, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $67,212.55 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MEGAN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,212.18 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERJAGT, RAYMOND C Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,211.96 Date 10/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, LEE ANNE M Employer name Department of State Amount $67,211.82 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, DEBORAH Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $67,211.35 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WILLIAM J Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $67,211.34 Date 11/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTON, VALERIE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $67,211.16 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVITTI, VINCENT T Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,211.04 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,210.78 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, DENNIS P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,210.41 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, VIOLA A Employer name Albany County Amount $67,210.22 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $67,210.10 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, STEVE T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $67,209.97 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, THOMAS M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $67,209.96 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHAD M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,209.83 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTREPO, LUIS J Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $67,209.76 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JOSE A, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,209.69 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, DAVID J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $67,209.52 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCAS, JAMES E Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $67,209.34 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTH, JOSEPH A, II Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $67,209.19 Date 08/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, NAVARDO A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,209.01 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, WILLIAM H Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,208.80 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, PAUL M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $67,208.65 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLITON, YARITZA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $67,208.56 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, JOHN E Employer name Education Department Amount $67,208.55 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPADANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,208.55 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMERSIK, JOYCE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,208.55 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, MARJORIE K Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $67,207.81 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, ANNA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,207.79 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKGRAF, KENT O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,207.43 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, HEATHER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,207.38 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, ADAM S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,206.92 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, ALEA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,206.45 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, INGRID F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,206.23 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLITTERI, THOMAS A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,206.06 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, LINDA A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,205.33 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, MARY ANN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,205.21 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIJACZ, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,205.17 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PHILIP S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,205.06 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CLAUDIA B Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $67,204.85 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTENUTO, MARK A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,204.65 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALECHOFSKY, GALE D Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $67,204.48 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINGALE, HEDY M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $67,204.48 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System