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 MACIONG, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,340.58 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIEH, YING Z Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,340.54 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIETZ, D CHRIS Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $65,340.49 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DARRIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,340.39 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDI, MICHAEL J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $65,339.51 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, WAYNE C Employer name Orange County Amount $65,339.19 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULLIN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $65,338.40 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, JENNIFER L Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $65,338.39 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, NORMAN P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,337.74 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, KYLE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,337.62 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINSTRY, JO ANN E Employer name Warren County Amount $65,337.40 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CAROL A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $65,336.73 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANVEVA, ALFREDO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $65,336.62 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS W, II Employer name Essex County Amount $65,336.00 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CLIFFORD TROY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,335.86 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABERSKI, MARIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,335.86 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, JULIE S Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $65,335.73 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, JAMES, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,335.69 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICOLE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,335.61 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIC, VLADIMIR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,334.02 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,333.91 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, APRIL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,333.91 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,333.68 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, EILEEN T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $65,333.65 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLPORT, PIPER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,333.63 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, JOSHUA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,333.39 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, TONY M Employer name York CSD Amount $65,333.11 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTERAK, STEPHEN Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $65,332.71 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENDRA S Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,332.61 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, WADE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,332.15 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, EUGENIO Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $65,332.06 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATI, HELENA B Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $65,331.92 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, SYLVIA J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,331.45 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JAMES F Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $65,331.35 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, KEVIN S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $65,331.18 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIA, ROSEMARIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,331.12 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, DAVID T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $65,331.03 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, NANCY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,330.91 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINELLA, ANTHONY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,330.77 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESKA, EDWARD J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,330.61 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, LISANDRA Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $65,330.60 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHAM, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $65,330.45 Date 12/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, EDWARD F Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $65,330.29 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, JAMES P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,330.24 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, THOMAS R Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $65,330.11 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL F Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,330.09 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, CHASE W Employer name Town of Sherburne Amount $65,329.84 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $65,329.83 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZCZAK, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,329.81 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JAYSON S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,329.67 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, LAURRIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,329.65 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISKA, DANIEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,329.58 Date 02/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, SUE ANN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,329.46 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCI, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $65,329.38 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORRIS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $65,328.44 Date 02/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, SHANE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,327.99 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,327.83 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RUDOLPH K Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,327.81 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANTHONY D Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $65,326.97 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, QURON S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,326.64 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, RITA L Employer name Erie County Amount $65,326.54 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENO, ANNA L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $65,326.20 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, THOMAS O Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $65,326.18 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BERNARD J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,326.16 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEHL, STEVEN R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,325.65 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROIO, JAMES N Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $65,325.36 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, MELISSA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,324.84 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUE, ERIC A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $65,324.83 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BARBARA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $65,324.25 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SUSAN M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $65,324.20 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUBANKS, DONALD L, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,324.09 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, JACQUELINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,323.72 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVENS, SARA G Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $65,323.70 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CAROL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $65,323.69 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCULEO WAIT, KRISTAN L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,323.64 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, DAWN E Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $65,323.20 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JENNIFER E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,322.65 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZER, JAMES W, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,322.37 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, KRISTINA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.35 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,322.35 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.33 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLWEG, DAWN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.32 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNED, LUKE V Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.30 Date 05/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, SARAH S Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.30 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JENNIFER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.30 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIOLO, KEVIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.30 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JASON A Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.30 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, GAIL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,322.27 Date 10/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, JOHN T Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $65,322.25 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JUDI A Employer name Education Department Amount $65,322.22 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIALS, SHAMAINE D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,322.10 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RHIANNAH L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $65,321.44 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, KRISTIN M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $65,321.44 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,321.42 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEND, PAUL R, II Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $65,321.15 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUBEL, JAMES W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $65,320.77 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LATONYA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,320.04 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, RONALD M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $65,319.44 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINETTO, FRED J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,319.26 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $65,319.10 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System