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 SKIBA, FRANK W Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $66,320.97 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,320.95 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, VICTOR A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,320.33 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, ANNA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,319.90 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMQUIST, JAMIE M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $66,319.71 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, CATHERINE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,319.68 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABU, BENSON G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,318.68 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMROSZ, NICHOLAS S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,318.47 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, GARY P Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $66,318.38 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $66,318.34 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $66,318.12 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, ALVIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,317.90 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RICHARD D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,317.87 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, ROBERT A, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,317.64 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, KURT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,317.56 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, SARAH J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,317.53 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, APRIL H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,317.42 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARANI, LISA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,317.42 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, AUGUSTA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,317.42 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, TREFON A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $66,316.88 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-KING, JAMES L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,316.20 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHN, RONALD J Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $66,315.78 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBADO, YANNICK Z Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,315.69 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCELLA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,315.68 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, SHANA E Employer name Orange County Amount $66,315.58 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAREK, CARL E Employer name Erie County Amount $66,315.39 Date 08/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $66,314.73 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOWITZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,314.71 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KIM A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $66,314.56 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, STEPHAN L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $66,314.56 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARUSKA, JEFFREY R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $66,314.44 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELERCHIAN, EDWARD V Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $66,314.39 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JAMES A Employer name Deferred Comp Board Amount $66,314.25 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, LISA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,314.01 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWES, ROCKLEY A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $66,313.98 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Chili Amount $66,313.89 Date 01/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH B Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,313.68 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHAWN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $66,313.15 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSELLA, DANIELLE Y Employer name Schroon Lake CSD Amount $66,312.80 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CECELIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,312.70 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAU-LOPEZ, NILDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,312.22 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ERIN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,312.06 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,311.80 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNES, GEORGE E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $66,311.69 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRORO, KEITH E Employer name West Hempstead Fire District Amount $66,311.63 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTACK, SUSAN D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $66,311.42 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VENITA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,311.41 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERO, NANCY M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $66,311.39 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,311.11 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUZZI, PETER F, III Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $66,311.02 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JULIAN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,311.01 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $66,310.50 Date 08/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, CAROL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $66,310.50 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, CRAIG E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $66,310.50 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, LORI A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULDE, MELANIE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMINSKY, SUSAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, MARIANNA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 04/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARELLA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERSON, AMY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARSCHELLE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGAR, JAYNE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSO, LOREE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 11/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, TAMARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, ROBERTA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, MELINDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, LORI L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZO, JEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, SHARI H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, STACIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAMELE, MARIANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 08/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, JEANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELAINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LINDA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, MARCIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEGELSKY, WENDY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 09/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SHARON E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LISSA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,310.50 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, DAVID Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,310.40 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAFUT, JANET Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $66,310.25 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, LISA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,310.23 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, JOEL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $66,310.09 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARCIA D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $66,309.64 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, CRAIG A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $66,309.50 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANT, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,309.46 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHERATI, FRANK Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $66,309.05 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $66,308.85 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWTON, TONI A Employer name Albany County Amount $66,308.80 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JASON W Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $66,308.72 Date 11/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, BRENDA A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $66,308.51 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANDREW R Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $66,308.25 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JEREMY P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,308.24 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ADAM M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,307.77 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, ARTHUR A, III Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $66,307.75 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGIELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,307.51 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DONNA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,307.09 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System