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 KELLER, AARON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,100.90 Date 01/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITANO, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,100.80 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICIARO, BARBARA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $66,099.93 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, DAVID A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $66,099.68 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, JANET Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,099.52 Date 10/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEMRAJ, SUSAN S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,099.37 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, PHILIP V Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $66,099.35 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LINA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $66,099.28 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ROSE M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,098.93 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KYLIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $66,098.54 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, JEFF A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,098.37 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZO, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,098.32 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ADAM L Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,098.29 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, ANGELIQUE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,098.08 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULTON, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $66,097.80 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DOUGLAS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,097.51 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GEOFFREY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,097.03 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDOMINICAS, PAUL Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $66,097.01 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,096.73 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, RYAN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,096.60 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRODER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,096.28 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $66,096.01 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLER, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $66,095.81 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGEL, ALISA D Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $66,095.28 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, JUDITH Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $66,095.11 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JANICE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,094.64 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIESS, ROBERT J Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $66,094.63 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,094.59 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $66,094.53 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,093.91 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,093.77 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROSE M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,093.25 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, MARY Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,093.25 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,090.85 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,090.45 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCACCINI, MICHELINA Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,090.14 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JULIA F Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $66,089.53 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SALIM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,089.46 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIM, MASUD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,088.94 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTACH, KRISTEN O Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $66,088.60 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTO, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,088.54 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZANARO, KIMBERLY M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $66,088.53 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSON, LORNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,088.53 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, EILEEN V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,088.53 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, WANDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,088.53 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRIAN K Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $66,088.06 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, SEAN R Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $66,087.97 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, RICHARD A Employer name Lewis County Amount $66,087.92 Date 02/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEY, MARSHALL T Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,087.82 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $66,087.81 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTLEY, JACQUELINE E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $66,087.81 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLO, THOMAS A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,087.73 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMASSINO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $66,087.60 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, ANITA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,087.50 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFINO, STEVEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,087.36 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, ANGEL M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,087.14 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CLARENCE A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,087.07 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, CURTIS A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $66,086.78 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DALE D Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $66,086.69 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Central Square Amount $66,086.61 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, VICTOR P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,086.59 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, SCOTT E Employer name Broome County Amount $66,086.38 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNIDICA, ALBERT J Employer name Education Department Amount $66,086.29 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABELOFF, MICHELLE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,085.65 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCANDELA, CRAIG P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,085.26 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATA, FARA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,085.12 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLGEMUTH, CHARLES L Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $66,084.86 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, LINDEN M, SR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $66,084.79 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,084.60 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOSHUA A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,084.39 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, TERRECE T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $66,084.37 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, CYNTHIA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,084.31 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JAMES J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $66,084.24 Date 06/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, LESLIE D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $66,083.97 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, ORRIN S Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $66,083.49 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, JOSEPH A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $66,083.11 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, JASON T Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $66,082.82 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, KRISTEN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,082.41 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $66,082.36 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,082.23 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORCE, LORRAINE M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $66,082.17 Date 03/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHAN, MITCHEL R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,081.88 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DANIEL L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,081.78 Date 12/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, STEPHEN R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,081.56 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, MARSHALL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $66,081.32 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, TERRI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,081.31 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEREO, ALBANIA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,081.30 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKAVICA, JONATHAN M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $66,081.11 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JEAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $66,081.07 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SHANNON E Employer name Livingston County Amount $66,080.78 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA-VERA, JESSICA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,080.58 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, JOSEPH R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,080.55 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,080.52 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEGG, DENISE R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $66,080.40 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, ROBERT J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $66,080.38 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLANT, JACQUELINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $66,080.26 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTON, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,079.48 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, MARY PAT Employer name City of Lockport Amount $66,079.22 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, NICOLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,078.69 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, BRIAN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,078.56 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System