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 GENTILE, JUSTIN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,361.17 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBELLIS, MARISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,361.17 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SHEENA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,361.17 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, TRAVIS, SR Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,361.16 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, STEPHEN D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,360.69 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DOMINIC J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,360.52 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, WILLIAM E Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $66,360.26 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, CYRIL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,359.94 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, TIMOTHY T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,359.37 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, ANN E Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $66,359.26 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMANN, LUDMILA Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $66,359.18 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, LISA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,359.06 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUBLE, DIANE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,358.92 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RICARDO H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $66,358.69 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, LAWRENCE J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,358.43 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIACOMO, PASQUALE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $66,357.91 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODRICK, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,357.64 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, TODD J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,357.62 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCIERI, JESSE T Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,357.48 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ERIC E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,357.28 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, CHRISTINE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $66,357.23 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, ANDREW B Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $66,357.14 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, PETER F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,356.46 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER BOGART, COREY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,356.39 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID C Employer name Village of Springville Amount $66,356.17 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $66,356.13 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANGELA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,356.10 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAIDI, MHAMMED Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,356.04 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, SHAWN M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $66,355.96 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVEY, ANITRA M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,355.43 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAIWO, OMOLARA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,355.42 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARNA, PIERA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $66,355.40 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, COURTNEY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,355.28 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJEUNESSE, LISA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,354.65 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, AMBER D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,353.94 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, DOUGLAS M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,353.81 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, CATHERINE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $66,353.51 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKERSON, SIDNEY H, III Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $66,353.41 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHARLES C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,353.02 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,352.96 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ERNEST Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,352.57 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTY, RYAN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,352.22 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,352.21 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATINO, NICK P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $66,351.98 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEN, YUAN-CHUN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,351.91 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, PAUL L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $66,351.67 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, YVETTE D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,351.37 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARUBA, MARIAM I Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,351.34 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIFTARI, ERVIS Employer name City of Albany Amount $66,351.12 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUTAY, STANLEY A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $66,351.10 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, MICHELE Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $66,351.06 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAKEYA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,350.92 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, SUZANNE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $66,350.61 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $66,350.60 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, RICHARD E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,350.16 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, GERALD C L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $66,350.00 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTHESS, JAMES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,350.00 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, CHRISTINE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $66,349.56 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCIANO, NANCY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,349.34 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MICHAEL J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $66,348.92 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, MARINA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,348.80 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN P Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $66,348.52 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, CRISTINA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,347.87 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIOTTO, PATRICK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,347.83 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERICIAU, AMY D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,347.73 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKELEY, JUDITH U Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,347.71 Date 10/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOU, DANIEL FANG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,347.60 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ALEJANDRO Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $66,347.45 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, CLARENCE J, JR Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $66,347.06 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,347.01 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,346.53 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, EVELYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,346.48 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ELAINE M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $66,346.38 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS-YOUNG, ELAINE M Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $66,346.20 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROSA, BARBARA A Employer name Putnam County Amount $66,346.13 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDON, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,346.09 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARIAN, KAROL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,345.99 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE-SALCEDO, CARLOS Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $66,345.54 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, ASHLEY R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $66,345.48 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CATHERINE M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $66,345.22 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, WILLIAM J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,344.87 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EVELYN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,344.40 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,344.31 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVA, WILLIAM J Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $66,343.97 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, WILLIAM F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $66,343.93 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SCOTT D Employer name Erie County Amount $66,343.93 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHELMY, SONIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,343.93 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $66,343.81 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'SILVA, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,343.52 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON-PERKINS, ELOISE V Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,343.19 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $66,343.03 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CLAY E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,342.94 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JAMES G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,342.74 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, MITCHELL E Employer name City of Batavia Amount $66,342.70 Date 10/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, KATHLEEN H Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,342.47 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, WALLACE Employer name Education Department Amount $66,342.12 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $66,341.98 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SIBY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,341.80 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, SAMMY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,341.28 Date 06/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNALE, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,341.19 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System