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 SMALL, BRIAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,117.95 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELBER, ROY E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,117.83 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ROBERTO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,117.67 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, ADAM P Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,117.60 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKSA, JEFFREY G Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,117.43 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVIS, CORY K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,117.00 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, LISBET Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $65,116.94 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAN, AMY L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $65,116.86 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, SHANNON C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $65,116.84 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSEES, CAROL A Employer name Wayne County Amount $65,116.78 Date 09/06/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINASCO, RAMIRO Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $65,116.70 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, RICHARD C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,116.48 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYERSE, PAUL E, JR Employer name Town of Evans Amount $65,116.23 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $65,115.90 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, TAMI A Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $65,115.76 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHAN, EUGENE A, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,115.54 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,115.41 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,115.37 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMANN, KERRY A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $65,115.16 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINIKEL, SCOTT E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,115.06 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBATH, ROBERT D Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $65,114.90 Date 10/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINGO, JENNA LAUREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,114.89 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, MICHAEL E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $65,114.86 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEKRANS, BRUCE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $65,114.78 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, PATRICIA N Employer name Essex County Amount $65,114.55 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, ERIC R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,114.10 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ERIC F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,114.08 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, TERESA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,114.02 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANITA B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,113.77 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, PAUL W Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $65,113.58 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULOTTA, RUSSELL C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,113.20 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAPAZZA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,112.83 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, WILLIAM R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,112.54 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILGME, LINDA B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,112.39 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, MARK D Employer name Erie County Amount $65,112.15 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LAUREN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,111.94 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGLE, ROBERT S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,111.86 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,111.70 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELO, BUFFY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,111.48 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, BARBARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,111.44 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, NEY R Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $65,111.01 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANE, LISA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,110.97 Date 04/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLE, WILLIAM E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,110.46 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGLIARDO, VINCENT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,110.41 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACCIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,110.28 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JOHN P Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $65,110.00 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, REGINALD T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,109.98 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NABB, EMMETT J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,109.85 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, ABBY B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,109.55 Date 10/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, CATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,108.94 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, KRISTA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,108.03 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHELLY-ANN S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,107.78 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELAAK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Boston Amount $65,107.46 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBANSKI, DONALD W Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,106.68 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNING, TINA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $65,106.62 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,106.37 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NEZZA, MICHELE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $65,106.34 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, NISHANTH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,106.21 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DAVID Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,106.07 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIELASKI, JOAN E Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $65,106.06 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, JEFFREY Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,106.03 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, PAUL M Employer name City of Troy Amount $65,105.52 Date 03/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERMAIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,105.33 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEN, MORGAN E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $65,105.18 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDYKA, NICHOLAS F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $65,104.72 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SHANA-KAY L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,104.61 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDELL, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,104.60 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBARERI, LINDSAY J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $65,104.39 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, ETHAN T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,104.15 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDEL, ANDREW S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,104.14 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, ZHONGJU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,104.14 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QAZI, UROOJ Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,104.14 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, DAVID E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $65,104.04 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDES, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,104.00 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHER, JANE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,103.96 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, TERESA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,103.95 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, GAIL B Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $65,103.71 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLICA, JAMES Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,103.08 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DEBRA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,102.72 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $65,102.46 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIO, MICHELLE L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $65,102.44 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, BENJAMIN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $65,102.31 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEILLY, JESSICA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $65,102.17 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, ROSA D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $65,102.17 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, MICHAEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,102.08 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TURRIS, MARGARET A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,101.97 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, MARLYN Employer name Education Department Amount $65,101.87 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITZEL, KERRI N Employer name Education Department Amount $65,101.87 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARISOL J Employer name Education Department Amount $65,101.87 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, CHRISTINA S Employer name Education Department Amount $65,101.87 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURORE, REGINALD Employer name Education Department Amount $65,101.87 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, JASON C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,101.87 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $65,101.48 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,101.41 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROS, MICHAEL A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,101.33 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALE, MARTA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,100.08 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROSALINA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,099.90 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN R Employer name Herkimer County Indust Dev Agy Amount $65,099.84 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNDO, JOHN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,099.53 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUK, PETER M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,099.49 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System