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 ESPOSITO, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,203.17 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $67,203.02 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIU, MING TSAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,202.72 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, SHAKEEMA D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,202.46 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, FRANCISCO J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,202.35 Date 04/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MELISSA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $67,202.03 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, JONATHAN I Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,201.85 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTONIO A Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $67,201.80 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $67,201.64 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIFFIN, ERIC F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,201.57 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFINGTON, TODD A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,201.55 Date 03/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, ANN M Employer name Albany County Amount $67,201.24 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON LINDEN, HEIDI B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,201.16 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANPOELVOORDE, JUSTIN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,200.92 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, JOSEPH G Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,200.60 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOZZI, STEVEN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $67,200.57 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, CHRISTINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $67,200.50 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNOF, JOHN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,200.43 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINI, MICHAEL J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $67,200.35 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BARBARA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,200.33 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISCI, DOUGLAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,200.15 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JAMIE S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,200.02 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, MAUREEN K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,199.86 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMYSOAD, S DANIEL Employer name Tompkins County Amount $67,199.73 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHAD D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,199.69 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASNYY, VIKTOR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,199.59 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZBACH, KENT L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,199.46 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESHAM, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,199.42 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,199.00 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, NICOLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,198.83 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICICCO, FRANK D, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,198.83 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKROD, PATRICIA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,198.49 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTTI, KRISTEN I Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,198.44 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HELEN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $67,198.24 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, MELINDA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,198.07 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENKMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $67,197.86 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, RICHARD A Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,197.85 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,197.77 Date 10/09/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACOBUCCI, ANGELA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,197.59 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLZMACHER, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,197.32 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCENCIAK, KEVIN F Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $67,197.24 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, MARY E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,196.79 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, MARITZA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,196.63 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, HERBERT E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,196.62 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, JILLIAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,196.58 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, CHEONG-MO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,196.42 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRO, DINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,196.37 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSS, KRISTI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,196.00 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $67,195.74 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JOEL C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,195.27 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM V Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $67,195.24 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, DANIEL P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,195.17 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TROY A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $67,195.03 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZELLO, JAYNE L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,194.89 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRAVIS A Employer name Warren County Amount $67,194.25 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELBA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,194.23 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMIE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,194.09 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, EDWARD J Employer name White Plains Urban Renew Agcy Amount $67,194.00 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHEIMER, JOHN H, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,193.87 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLAN, CURTIS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,193.78 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,193.24 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JOHN, JR Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $67,193.22 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, DANNING Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,193.15 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,193.02 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, PATRICK Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,192.76 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $67,192.74 Date 11/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID S Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $67,192.51 Date 02/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, KIM M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,192.28 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGASTIZADO, MIGUEL A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $67,191.74 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATOLA, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,191.72 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, FRANSICO A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $67,191.63 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERIC C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,191.34 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, JANETTE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,191.20 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, NOREEN E Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $67,191.11 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DENNIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,190.64 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, DAVID N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,190.56 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMZ, ROBERT L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,190.51 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, PAUL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,190.50 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, DAVID L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $67,190.27 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERTH, DAVID M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,190.26 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHKO, STEPHEN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,189.96 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERELLI, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $67,189.94 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $67,189.88 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEREST, MARK Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $67,189.72 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSA, JOHN C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $67,189.53 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPRIN, PAULA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,189.52 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARE, RAMON E Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $67,189.45 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, DAMON R Employer name Town of Chili Amount $67,189.09 Date 01/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READING, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,188.93 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKRIDGE, KENNETH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,188.63 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFALO, JESSE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,188.49 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, DOMINIC R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,188.44 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, HEIDI L Employer name Otsego County Amount $67,188.42 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, JASON G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,188.15 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULTON, BRANDON S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,187.89 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTS, SANDRA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,187.83 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOEVEN, TANYA Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $67,187.69 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLINE, LUKE N Employer name Orange County Amount $67,187.06 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEY, GORDON L Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $67,187.02 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KATHLYN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,186.95 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System