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 ALVARAN, JORGE W, SR Employer name Orange County Amount $65,522.19 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZAK, DONALD J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,521.57 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $65,521.51 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $65,521.43 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,520.53 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, NICHOLAS R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,520.52 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMARRA, CARLA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $65,520.36 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICATELLI, NITA N Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $65,520.00 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, JOSHUA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $65,519.77 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMAGNO, MARIA K Employer name Broome County Amount $65,519.62 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSEYMAN, GENEVIEVE Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $65,519.23 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, PETER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,519.07 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DANIEL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $65,519.05 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, CHRISTINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $65,518.93 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, DAVID W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $65,518.86 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, CHARLES F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,518.77 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, EMMA A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,518.67 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVOLI, RICHARD A Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,518.41 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JOHN Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,518.35 Date 03/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, DONALD C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $65,518.08 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHERE, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,517.99 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, GARY M Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $65,517.93 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPIAH, NADA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,517.55 Date 04/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, ELLEN B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,517.49 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $65,517.34 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGANDY, ROBERT A, II Employer name Town of Chili Amount $65,517.14 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, JO-ANNE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,516.99 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CARLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,516.84 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANIAM, BHAGYALAXMI Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $65,516.69 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,516.62 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, LAKEIA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,516.53 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYCH, PATRICIA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,516.53 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSENLOHR, KAITLYN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,515.99 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPPARD, MELISSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,515.84 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOY, ROBERT E Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $65,515.23 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, HOWARD F, JR Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $65,513.78 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, BARRIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,513.58 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, DAMARIS Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $65,513.17 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, HENRY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,513.11 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNIRELLO-KUHFUAL, TERESA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,512.78 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, JUAN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $65,512.77 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, CRAIG Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,512.60 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALLER, TRAVIS J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $65,512.41 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEVES, RICHARD Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,512.36 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABELLI, CHRISTINA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $65,511.94 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ROBERT G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,511.93 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, BB U-NING Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $65,511.92 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, COREY M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,511.91 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MARK G Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,511.80 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, FLORENCE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $65,511.53 Date 07/07/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, JANICE M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,511.44 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOHNNY Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $65,511.27 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVROS, RYAN A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $65,511.23 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, PAMELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,510.97 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEECH, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $65,510.59 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,510.10 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDER, JOEL M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $65,509.32 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-SANDERS, SHARON R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $65,508.82 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, CAROLYN A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $65,508.65 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JESSICA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,508.50 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTTWITZ, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,508.36 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STEVEN K Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,508.24 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIDDES, DENISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,508.19 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMINGER, HANNAH R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,507.99 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRI, TRACY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,507.91 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, BRIDGET M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,507.80 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, ROBERT S Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $65,507.80 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, MATTHEW L Employer name Chenango County Amount $65,507.76 Date 05/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSCHEN, JOO LEE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,507.39 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIS, BRENDA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,507.15 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBORN, DONALD R Employer name Greene County Amount $65,507.06 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, DELIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,507.00 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATARGA, BARBARA C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $65,506.05 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCONI, KEITH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,505.31 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOHN N., JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,505.02 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKYNE-ARYEE, SYNARA C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $65,504.96 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,504.59 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEDA, LUIS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,504.18 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $65,504.13 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, SHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,504.01 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GINA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $65,503.60 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA A Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $65,503.45 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, ORLANDO M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $65,503.40 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, JORDAN M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $65,503.07 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAYMOND C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,502.94 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, MEGAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,502.72 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAIN, KATIRIA M Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $65,502.71 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONG, RAYMOND S. Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $65,502.50 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNUM, LINDA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,502.39 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNETTE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,502.38 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTONDI, KHRISTOPHER L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,502.18 Date 12/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANA, ROBERT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,501.94 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RANDALL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,501.87 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, STEPHEN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,501.73 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAGNONE, SUSAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,501.39 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUICH, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,501.36 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOES, MARIA F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,500.79 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRINE, CHERYL A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $65,500.53 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANEY, JUSTIN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,500.53 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLI, DORA C Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $65,500.49 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System