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 PAPPONETTI, MERIDITH J Employer name Orleans County Amount $65,380.95 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBIN, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,380.94 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, TERRY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,380.90 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CAROLYN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,380.60 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, PAUL E Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $65,380.32 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDLICH, RYAN T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,380.05 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACINA, FRANK R Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $65,379.29 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXIOS, MARISA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,379.20 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, RONALD D Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $65,378.95 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, EARL L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,378.74 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $65,378.69 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BENSAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,378.39 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, JASON D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,378.33 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, AARON J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,378.26 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,377.54 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATOLA, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,377.53 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, TARA L Employer name Education Department Amount $65,377.42 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, KAMAL P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,377.42 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, RUBEN, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,376.96 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEL, JANET S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,376.92 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,376.29 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITIENI, NICOLE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,375.56 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIK, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,375.23 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AQUILA, KATHARINE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,374.80 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMLICH, DANIEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,374.80 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, LAUREN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,374.80 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLLAN, GARIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,374.80 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUORTO, STEPHANIE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,374.80 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, DONALD W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $65,374.25 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, JOHN W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,374.10 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EATON, JONATHAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,374.01 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, JOHN J, III Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,373.82 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CATHERINE C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,373.68 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, STEVEN T Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $65,373.51 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KAREN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,373.03 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHENAZ, SHERRI L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,373.03 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, MELISSA A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $65,373.01 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, MICHAEL T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,372.20 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, MICHELLE Y Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $65,371.64 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, LYNDON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,371.50 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, HOLLY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,371.03 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLO, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,370.98 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNTFIELD, CHARLES F, III Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $65,370.89 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JASON D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,370.82 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,370.77 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSAW, ROBERT Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,370.73 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERLY, JOLENE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,370.68 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $65,370.57 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTORYAK, ROBERT D Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $65,370.20 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, STANLEY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,369.98 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, PAUL J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $65,369.91 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SCALO, GENNARO S Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $65,369.88 Date 02/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, TODD L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,369.61 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKEY, TERRIANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,369.28 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,369.26 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEZAGO, SAMUEL L, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $65,368.92 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFEO, NANCY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,368.40 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, NEIL S Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $65,368.35 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $65,368.35 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, CAROL Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,368.16 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAVLIN, KRISTIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $65,368.15 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, SONIA Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $65,368.07 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATROS, ANDREW T Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $65,367.90 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAINE, DEBORAH J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,367.62 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, RAKEL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,367.60 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONSKI, STEFAN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,367.03 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBA, ASHLEY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,366.94 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTROGIOVANNI, RUSSELL J Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $65,366.55 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, KELLY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,366.49 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIDE, DEBORA L Employer name Centerport Fire District Amount $65,366.46 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, REGINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,366.30 Date 05/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, ANNETTE A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $65,365.96 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASDALE, KIRSTEN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,365.50 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PAUL W Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $65,365.21 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLUZZI, NIKOLAS J Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $65,364.41 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITSCH, ANN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,364.37 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-BENNETT, LAYLA K Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $65,364.36 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKO, PAUL R Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,364.23 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, FREDERICK V, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $65,363.97 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, ADRIAN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,363.89 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITI, KALTRINA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,363.89 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKY, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,363.88 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JEREMIAH J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,363.76 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MISTY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,363.72 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, ANNETTE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,363.40 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, FRANK J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $65,363.03 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKINSHIP, ARLENE N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,362.36 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, BRUCE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,362.29 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTNIER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,362.25 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,361.98 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, DENISE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $65,361.88 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, GARY T Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,361.69 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAG, R GREGORY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $65,361.62 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $65,361.34 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, SUSAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,361.32 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, SUZANNE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $65,360.92 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, BRITTANY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,360.91 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, JENNIFER A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $65,360.88 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,360.88 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURILLO, ADILIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,360.21 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System