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 MUSUMECI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,163.66 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MARIANNE H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,163.49 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGER, MIRIAM F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,163.40 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERS, MARTHA L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $66,163.04 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, STEPHEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $66,162.56 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDD, JILL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,162.17 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, ROBERT J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,161.79 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRETT, SCOTT R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,161.57 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARO, KELLY S Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,161.10 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, JOSE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $66,161.05 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, NEAL J Employer name Broome County Amount $66,161.01 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, SUSAN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,160.62 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, HOWARD D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $66,160.47 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, DYLAN R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $66,160.45 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $66,159.94 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JACQUELINE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,159.72 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, MARY V Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,159.65 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIN-SCANTERBURY, MARISA T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,159.59 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLERS, JOHN H Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $66,159.59 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JAMES F, JR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $66,158.16 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHNER, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $66,157.78 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KRISTINE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,157.72 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGARO, JOHN M, III Employer name City of Watertown Amount $66,157.66 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANN, JENNIFER K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,157.55 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JUANITA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,157.48 Date 07/01/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, WILLIAM T Employer name Albany County Amount $66,157.30 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABARI, MARIE A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $66,156.34 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, LEONARD G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $66,156.30 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL-WEEKS, ERNEST E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $66,155.99 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BENJAMIN K Employer name City of Cortland Amount $66,155.86 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,155.75 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, NEAL R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,155.68 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, RYAN C Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,155.03 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEO, DOODNATH Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $66,155.00 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, FRANCIS C, II Employer name City of Corning Amount $66,154.89 Date 08/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,154.84 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,154.82 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, GARY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,154.65 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZUBA, RONALD R, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $66,154.59 Date 08/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOSS, DALE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $66,154.08 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWSLEY, KENNETH J Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $66,153.80 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIEL, EDWARD E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,153.71 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRANCHER, JOSELITO Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $66,153.67 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, LAWRENCE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,153.47 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, PAULA E Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $66,153.29 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DAVID M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $66,153.28 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSZ, LAUREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,152.56 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENSON, LAUREN F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $66,152.53 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU, FRANK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,152.25 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ORLANDO A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $66,151.26 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, PAUL B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,151.15 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JANET A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,150.92 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONENBITTER, SCOTT R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $66,150.77 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, DEAN A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $66,150.24 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, LAURA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,150.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, ANTHONY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,150.01 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CINDA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,149.61 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARCZYK, DAVID J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,149.43 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERG, ROY E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,149.18 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,149.13 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KRISTIN G Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $66,149.08 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, PATRICIA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $66,149.08 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENAUER, PETER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,149.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, ELIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,149.00 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, IRIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,149.00 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,149.00 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, FATIMAH B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,148.95 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAS, THOMAS A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,148.91 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLINI, DIANA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,148.34 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKIEWICZ, JOHN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,148.29 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGE, DOMINIC Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $66,148.26 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, RUSSELL L Employer name Genesee County Amount $66,148.05 Date 08/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCH, KEITH D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,147.90 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSANDRINI, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,147.72 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SHARON M Employer name Orange County Amount $66,146.71 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKO, JORDAN D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $66,146.44 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, BARBARA M Employer name Orange County Amount $66,146.26 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JENNIFER Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,146.15 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAR, DAVID L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,146.06 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JEREMY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,146.06 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMUS, GARY R Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $66,145.69 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SKYLER E Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,145.39 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IODICE, COLLEEN A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $66,145.19 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, KENNETH R Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $66,145.16 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASERGI, DOMINIC G Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $66,145.14 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER VEEN, NIKKI B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,145.07 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, STEVEN L Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $66,144.69 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, FRANCES A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,144.40 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIBEL, PATRICIA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $66,144.23 Date 03/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, JEMMA V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,144.18 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMANN, KENNETH C Employer name Town of Chili Amount $66,144.17 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, RAK KOO Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,144.16 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANNE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,144.16 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISHIKAWA, KIMI C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,144.16 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KAREN M Employer name Washington County Amount $66,144.07 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, JOSHUA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,143.97 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDSAY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,143.83 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLA, ANDREA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $66,143.64 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPANO-FESTA, MARIE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,143.52 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, CYNTHIA R Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,143.44 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System