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 QUADE, FRANK H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $65,971.15 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDANDOLO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $65,970.98 Date 07/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, DIANE K Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $65,970.20 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGULLA, EUGENE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $65,970.04 Date 05/18/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, TODD P Employer name Village of Albion Amount $65,969.92 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCAVIGLIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,969.91 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, LORRAINE S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,969.63 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $65,969.11 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROSNIAK, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,969.11 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANK G Employer name Orange County Amount $65,968.51 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, CHESTER C, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,967.51 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLNAT, DAVID A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,967.31 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ERIN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $65,966.77 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMIOLA, GLEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,966.13 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNOCCO, RHONDA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,966.02 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, RODNEY L, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,965.83 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $65,965.52 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, STACY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,965.46 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,965.30 Date 01/15/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SEAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,965.30 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKO, MARK J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,965.30 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADARAS, WILLIAM J Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $65,965.08 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, NICOLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,964.83 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELLO, JOYCE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,964.52 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALFORD, LAUREL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $65,964.38 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILCOTT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,963.95 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, JACOB C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $65,963.85 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, ARTHUR P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,963.61 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTONZE, DIANA R Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $65,963.61 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLWEGER, RHONDA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,963.60 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYAS, PIERRE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $65,962.86 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLYK, KAREN J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,962.58 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GAIL M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,961.61 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUEST, DAVID C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,961.52 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, MIRANDA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,961.37 Date 09/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, NEDRA M Employer name Warren County Amount $65,961.36 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $65,961.12 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELSKY, DONNA Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $65,961.06 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, RAQUEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,960.56 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MICHELLE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,960.19 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MAUREEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,959.95 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WATER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,959.88 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $65,959.62 Date 03/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLANT, TARA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $65,959.59 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DAVID E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $65,959.07 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUERDON, EDWARD J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $65,958.55 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN-LE MATTY, EILEEN M. Employer name Department of Law Amount $65,958.55 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEIGH ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $65,958.55 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALARCO, MARCIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,958.55 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODAK, EILEEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,958.55 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUSAN F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,958.55 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, VICKY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,958.55 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELCOFF, COLLEEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,958.55 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,958.55 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, BRIAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,958.55 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,958.55 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,958.55 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,958.55 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS, MARK L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,958.55 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, SHARON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,958.55 Date 03/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, MARK J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,958.55 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, COREY J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,958.12 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, BRYAN P Employer name Fulton County Amount $65,957.95 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, CHRISTIE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,957.61 Date 10/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, HESHAM H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,957.35 Date 10/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIK, DEANNA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,957.17 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, CHARLES J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,956.72 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,956.49 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLISS, MARK J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $65,956.31 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALKER, MOLLY J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,955.71 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPALEE, DONALD M Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $65,955.71 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLE, ANDREW J Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $65,955.65 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGER, MICHELLE W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,955.54 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GARY A Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $65,955.00 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, IRENA M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $65,954.28 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WADE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,954.24 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, KEVIN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,954.13 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MELISSA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,953.61 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, GERALD L, II Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,953.35 Date 09/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, TIMOTHY Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $65,953.23 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMBOS, KEITH R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,953.17 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BETSY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,953.15 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, VERONICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,952.95 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTWI, SAMUEL O Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,952.87 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NINNO, CHIARA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,952.73 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ANNE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,952.59 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, NEFERTITI Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $65,952.59 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CYNTHIA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,952.58 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIF, MARGARITA Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $65,952.14 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, KENNETH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,952.07 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,951.87 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARK S Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $65,951.87 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, ERNEST Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $65,951.43 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, FILIPPO Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $65,951.20 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILOFF, JUSTIN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,950.90 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MARY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $65,950.26 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKEY, DENISE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,950.19 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, GREGORY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,950.18 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIOLA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,950.16 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, OLIVE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,950.09 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System